Dictionary

metaphase plate

metaphase plate

noun

Definition of METAPHASE PLATE

:  a section in the equatorial plane of the metaphase spindle having the chromosomes oriented upon it

First Known Use of METAPHASE PLATE

1937

metaphase plate

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of METAPHASE PLATE

:  a plane cell section in the equatorial plane of the metaphase spindle having the chromosomes oriented upon it

Illustration of METAPHASE PLATE

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: metaphorPrevious Word in the Dictionary: metaphaseAll Words Near: metaphase plate
March 04, 2015
sprightly Hear it
Full of life and energy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears