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anaphase

noun ana·phase \ˈan-ə-ˌfāz\

Medical Definition of ANAPHASE

:  the stage of mitosis and meiosis in which the chromosomes move toward the poles of the spindle
ana·pha·sic \ˌan-ə-ˈfā-zik\ adjective

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