Chapter 5

NCERT
Class 9
Science
Solutions
10. Which type of cell division is required for growth and repair of body and which type is involved in formation of gametes?

Question:

Which type of cell division is required for growth and repair of body and which type is involved in formation of gametes?

Answer:

Cell Division:

  1. When a parent cell divides into two or more daughter cells, cell division takes place.
  2. Usually, cell division happens as part of a longer cell cycle.
  3. All cells divide in two during reproduction, with each parental cell producing two daughter cells.
  4. Cell division can occur in two different ways: mitosis and meiosis.
  5. The form of cell division known as mitosis is responsible for the body's expansion and repair.
  6. Gametes are created as a result of the cell division process known as meiosis.

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