Nuclear division mechanism that maintains the chromosome number. Basis of body growth and tissue repair
It takes place on the body cells which are called somatic cells. The result of mitosis is the daughter cells having the same number of DNA (Chromosomes)
Mitosis: It is for growth. (grow or replacement)
Mitosis is to replace your cells. When they are worn out.
If you get a cut or injury, the cells are healed by the process of mitosis.