anaphase


ana·phase

noun \ˈa-nə-ˌfāz\

Definition of ANAPHASE

:  the stage of mitosis and meiosis in which the chromosomes move toward the poles of the spindle
ana·pha·sic \ˌa-nə-ˈfā-zik\ adjective

Origin of ANAPHASE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1887

ana·phase

noun \ˈan-ə-ˌfāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ANAPHASE

: the stage of mitosis and meiosis in which the chromosomes move toward the poles of the spindle
ana·pha·sic \ˌan-ə-ˈfā-zik\ adjective

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