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					                                  The Cell Cycle
1. Large organisms grow ___________________________ injured parts by producing new
   cells.

2. The cell cycle is the regular sequence of _______________________undergone by cells.



3. The cell cycle is composed of three distinct stages:
 Stage 1- ____________________ – the period before cell division begins. During this
   stage the cell grows larger, makes a copy of its DNA, and prepares to divide into two
   cells.
 Stage 2 – ___________________ – the stage of the cell cycle in which the genetic
   material is divided and distributed to the two new nuclei.
 Stage 3 –____________________ – the stage in which the cytoplasm divides and
   organelles such as mitochondria are distributed to each of the new cells.




                                  Chromosomes
4. _______________ – is a thin threadlike genetic material that is contained inside the
   _______________of the cell.
5. When a cell ____________________, chromatin will condense into structures known as
   ______________________.
6. Chromosomes will be ________________ and the matching chromosomes (called sister
   chromatids) will be held together by a structure called a _____________________.

				
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