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Definitions of meiosis:
  • noun:   (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)
  • noun:   understatement for rhetorical effect (especially when expressing an affirmative by negating its contrary)

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