anachromasis

noun an·a·chro·ma·sis \ˌanəˈkrōməsə̇s\

Definition of anachromasis

plural

anachromases

\-əˌsēz\
  1. :  the mitotic nuclear transformations leading to formation of the metaphase plate — compare katachromasis

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Origin and Etymology of anachromasis

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


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