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Synonyms for meiosis
maɪˈoʊ sɪsmeio·sis

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  1. meiosisnoun

    Synonyms:
    reduction division

    Antonyms:
    mitosis

  2. meiosisnoun

    Antonyms:
    auxesis, hyperbole, litotes, paradiastole

Princeton's WordNet

  1. meiosis, miosis, reduction divisionnoun

    (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms; the nucleus divides into four nuclei each containing half the chromosome number (leading to gametes in animals and spores in plants)

    Synonyms:
    light reflex, myosis, litotes, miosis, reduction division, pupillary reflex

  2. litotes, meiosisnoun

    understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary)

    "saying `I was not a little upset' when you mean `I was very upset' is an example of litotes"

    Synonyms:
    miosis, litotes, reduction division

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