Which type of cell division is required for growth and repair of body and which type is involved in formation of gametes?

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Solution :-

There are two ways in which a cell divides: 

  • Mitosis 
  • Meiosis 

Mitosis is the type of cell division that is involved in the growth and repair of body whereas meiosis is a type of cell division which results in the formation of gametes.

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