*Meiosis: A type of cell division in which four daughter cells are formed with only half the amount of chromosomes than the parent cell had.
*Mitosis: A type of cell division in which two daughter cells have equal amounts of chromosomes as the parent cell.
*Chromatin: The material in eukaryotic cells that becomes chromosomes.
*Chromosomes: Threadlike structure containing DNA necessary for cell division.
*Centromere: The center of a chromosome where the spindle fiber connects to.
*Chromatid: Two thread like strands containing a double helix of DNA which chromosomes are separated into.