What happens during meiosis that doesn't occur during mitosis?

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Nov 25, 2015

In meiosis , synapsis ( Pairing of homologous chromosome ) , Crossing over ( exchange of chromosomal segment between nos sister chromatids ) occurs which does not occur in mitosis.
Also meiosis is reductional division , the chromosomal number during meiosis is reduced to half while no such reduction in chromosomal number occurs during mitosis.