Mitosis vs Meiosis

The differences between Mitosis and Meiosis

They both take place in different kinds of cells!

Mitosis occurs in the somatic cells of the body.

Meiosis occurs in the germ cells of the body.

Cell Division!

In Mitosis, the cells divide only once.

In Meiosis, the cell divides twice.

More Differences Between Mitosis and Meiosis!

Some Final Differences Between Mitosis and Meiosis

A Few Facts About The Differences!

  • In Mitosis, the daughter cells are genetically identical, while in Meiosis they are not.
  • In Mitosis, during Metaphase individual chromosomes line up along the equator. In Meiosis, pairs of chromosomes line up along the equator.
  • Mitosis is asexual, while Meiosis is sexual.