G2 phase

noun
\ˌjē-ˈtü- \

Definition of G2 phase 

: the period in the cell cycle from the completion of DNA replication to the beginning of cell division — compare g1 phase, m phase, s phase

First Known Use of G2 phase

1968, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for G2 phase

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G2 phase

noun
\ˌjē-ˈtü- \

Medical Definition of G2 phase 

: the period in the cell cycle from the completion of DNA replication to the beginning of cell division — compare g1 phase, m phase, s phase

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