Definition of anaphase
: the stage of mitosis and meiosis in which the chromosomes move toward the poles of the spindle
anaphasicplay \ˌa-nə-ˈfā-zik\ adjective
Origin and Etymology of anaphase
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1887See Words from the same year
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