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2-3 Cell Cycle and Cancer

Quiz by Jennifer Faulknor

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16 questions
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  • Q1
    repeated pattern of growth, DNA replication, and cell division occur
    cell cycle
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  • Q2
    period of the cell cycle between cell divisions in which the cell grows
    interphase
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  • Q3
    second phase of interphase when DNA or chromosomes replicate
    S phase
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  • Q4
    the division of the cell nucleus and its contents
    mitosis
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  • Q5
    first stage of mitosis, chromosomes become visible, nuclear membrane dissolves, spindle fibers form
    prophase
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  • Q6
    second phase of mitosis when spindle fibers align the chromosomes to the middle of the cell
    metaphase
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  • Q7
    third phase of mitosis; sister chromatids separate and move to opposite ends
    anaphase
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  • Q8
    the final stage of mitosis; nuclear envelope form, cytokinesis begins
    telophase
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  • Q9
    division of cytoplasm into individual cells
    cytokinesis
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  • Q10
    attaches and moves chromosomes apart during mitosis
    spindle fibers
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  • Q11
    a process that creates special structures and functions
    differentiation
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  • Q12
    new identical cells produced by cell division
    daughter cells
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  • Q13
    uncontrolled cell division
    cancer
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  • Q14
    cancer causing agent
    carcinogen
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  • Q15
    cancerous tumor
    malignant
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  • Q16
    harmless
    benign
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