The Revision Guide for Student Nurses (Part I)

Cell Replication


  1. What is mitosis?
  2. What is meiosis?
  3. Describe the 4 phases of the "cell cycle".
  4. Describe cell division by mitosis.
  5. Describe what happens at each of the following stages: prophase, metaphase, anaphase, telophase, interphase.
  6. At which stage of mitosis can chromosomes be seen most easily under the light microscope?
  7. Where does meiosis occur?
  8. Describe cell division by meiosis.
  9. What is a gamete?
  10. What is a zygote?