Meiosis vs Mitosis

by shannon owens

Difference 1

Meiosis goes through two divisions and Mitosis only goes through one.
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Difference 2

Meiosis cells are genetically different and Mitosis cells are genetically the same.
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Difference 3

Meiosisis for genetic diversity for sexual reproduction. Mitosis is for growth and repair of cells.
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Difference 4

Meiosis chromosomes are reduced by half, and Mitosis chromosomes remain the same.
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Difference 5

In Meiosis mixing of chromosomes can occur and in Mitosis it can not occur.
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Diference 6

In Meiosis 4 haploid cells are reproduced, but in Mitosis 2 diploid cells are produced.
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