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Explain why the process of mitosis and meiosis are both important to a living organism. When would an organism need to undergo the process of mitosis? Meisis? What would happen if meiosis did not occur?

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The expert explains why the process of mitosis and meiosis are both important to a living organism.

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Mitosis is a cellular process which involves the replication of the nucleus. That means that the genetic material of the cell is duplicated and then divided. Once this happens, the chromosomes separate and two nuclei form where there used to be only one. This sets up the cell to enable it to divide so that we now have two cells, each with the same amount of genetic material, where there ...

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