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Meiosis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Meiosis
Tree Number(s)
G04.144.220.220.687
G05.113.220.687
Unique ID
D008540
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008540
Scope Note
A type of CELL NUCLEUS division, occurring during maturation of the GERM CELLS. Two successive cell nucleus divisions following a single chromosome duplication (S PHASE) result in daughter cells with half the number of CHROMOSOMES as the parent cells.
Entry Term(s)
M Phase, Meiotic
Meiotic M Phase
NLM Classification #
QU 375
Previous Indexing
Cell Division (1966-1967)
See Also
Maturation-Promoting Factor
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Meiosis Preferred
M Phase, Meiotic Related
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