Definition of meiosis noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

meiosis

 noun
noun
NAmE//maɪˈoʊsəs//
 
[uncountable](biology)
 
jump to other results
the division of a cell in two stages that results in four cells, each with half the number of chromosomes of the original cell
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: meiosis