Is the process by which a parent cell devides into two or more daughter cells.Cell division usually occurs as part of a larger cell cycle.
Importance of cell division
- Growth - during the growth of a multicellular organism the number of cells.
- Tissue repair regeneration -Dead or injured cells are also replaced by mitosis.
- Reproduction -Multicellur organisms reproduce by the production of gametes by meiosis unicellular organism reproduce through mitosis.
- Replacement like skin and bone cells.