Definition of mitotic in English:

mitotic

adjective

Biology
  • See mitosis

    • ‘Staining was quantitated and correlated with histologic subtype and mitotic index.’
    • ‘Spermatogonia are the mitotic germ cells of the testis from which sperm arise by spermatogenesis.’
    • ‘This is most likely to be a problem for mutants with a mitotic phenotype.’
    • ‘Only mononuclear protoplasts were capable of complete cell wall regeneration and mitotic division.’
    • ‘The microtubules tie the chromosomes to the mitotic spindle during cell division.’

Pronunciation

mitotic

/mʌɪˈtɒtɪk/