anaphase

noun
ana·​phase | \ ˈa-nə-ˌfāz How to pronounce anaphase (audio) \

Definition of anaphase

: the stage of mitosis and meiosis in which the chromosomes move toward the poles of the spindle

Other Words from anaphase

anaphasic \ ˌa-​nə-​ˈfā-​zik How to pronounce anaphase (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of anaphase

1887, in the meaning defined above

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“Anaphase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anaphase. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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anaphase

noun
ana·​phase | \ ˈan-ə-ˌfāz How to pronounce anaphase (audio) \

Medical Definition of anaphase

: the stage of mitosis and meiosis in which the chromosomes move toward the poles of the spindle

Other Words from anaphase

anaphasic \ ˌan-​ə-​ˈfā-​zik How to pronounce anaphase (audio) \ adjective

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