Mitosis vs. Meiosis

Difference 1# How many times each one divides

Mitosis divides once

meiosis divides twice

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2# How many chromatids it has

Mitosis: It helps multiplication of the cells

meiosis: the cells do not multiplication

Difference 3

mitosis occurs in both sexually and asexual reproducing organisms


meiosis occurs in only sexually reproducing organisms

Difference 4

mitosis replicates once for each cell division


meiosis replicates once per two cell divisions



Difference 5

Mitosis: the metaphase plate is made chromosomes pairs

meiosis: the metaphase plate is made paired chromosomes pairs