Differentiate between mitosis and meiosis Class 9

Difference between mitosis and meiosis  in tabular form



It occurs in somatic cells of the body of the organism. It occurs in germ cells of the body of organisms.
Two daughter cells are formed Four daughter cells are formed
The number of chromosomes remains the same in daughter cells as found in mother cells. The number of chromosomes is reduced to half in daughter cells in comparison to mother cells.
It helps in growth and repair of the organism. It is helpful in sexual reproduction by forming male and female gametes. 

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