Definition of polymitosis in English:

polymitosis

noun

Biology
  • The occurrence of multiple mitotic cell divisions, especially following meiosis in microsporogenesis; any of these divisions.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Cyril Darlington (1903–1981), cytogeneticist and evolutionist. From poly- + mitosis, after polymitotic.

Pronunciation

polymitosis

/ˌpɒlɪmʌɪˈtəʊsɪs/