M phase


M phase

noun

Definition of M PHASE

:  the period in the cell cycle during which cell division takes place — compare g1 phase, g2 phase, s phase

Origin of M PHASE

mitosis
First Known Use: 1945

M phase

noun \ˈem-ˌfāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of M PHASE

: the period in the cell cycle during which cell division takes place—called also D phase; compare g1 phase, g2 phase, s phase

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