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

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