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(English) Division of the nucleus in an eukaryotic cell which results in daughter nuclei with haploid (halved) set of chromosomes, to form gametes (eggs or sperms). (See also: gamete, mitosis, chromosome)
(French) Division du noyau dans une cellule eucaryotique qui a un noyau filial avec des lots de chromosomes haploïdes pour résultat (= divisé en deux), pour former des gamètes (des oeufs ou des spermes). (See also: gamete, mitosis, chromosome)
(Portuguese) Divisão do núcleo numa célula eucariótica da qual resultam núcleos haplóide, ou seja, que contém metade dos cromossomas, para formar os gâmetas (óvulos ou espermatozóides). (See also: gamete, mitosis, chromosome)

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