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S phase

noun

Definition of S PHASE

:  the period in the cell cycle during which DNA replication takes place — compare g1 phase, g2 phase, m phase

Origin of S PHASE

synthesis
First Known Use: 1966

S phase

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of S PHASE

:  the period in the cell cycle during which DNA replication takes place—compare g1 phase, g2 phase, m phase

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