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M phase

noun

Definition of M phase

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



Origin and Etymology of m phase

mitosis


First Known Use: 1945


Medical Dictionary

M phase

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noun \ˈem-ˌfāz\

Medical Definition of M phase

  1. :  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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