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Pronunciation of Meiotic: Learn how to pronounce Meiotic in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word meiosis:

noun (plural meioses /-siːz/)
[mass noun]
1 Biology a type of cell division that results in four daughter cells each with half the number of chromosomes of the parent cell, as in the production of gametes and plant spores:
the sporophytes of green algae form spores only by meiosis
[count noun]:
no recombinants were observed in over 100 meioses
Compare with mitosis.
2another term for litotes.


Pronunciation: /-ˈɒtɪk/


Pronunciation: /-ˈɒtɪk(ə)li/


mid 16th century (in meiosis (sense 2)): modern Latin, from Greek meiōsis, from meioun ‘lessen’, from meiōn ‘less’. meiosis (sense 1) dates from the early 20th century