anachromasis

noun
an·​a·​chro·​ma·​sis | \ ˌanəˈkrōməsə̇s\
plural anachromases\ -​əˌsēz \

Definition of anachromasis

: the mitotic nuclear transformations leading to formation of the metaphase plate — compare katachromasis

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First Known Use of anachromasis

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anachromasis

New Latin, from ana- + chrom- + connective -a- + -sis

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