anaphase

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noun ana·phase \ˈa-nə-ˌfāz\

Definition of anaphase

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

anaphasic

play \ˌa-nə-ˈfā-zik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of anaphase

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1887


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anaphase

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noun ana·phase \ˈan-ə-ˌfāz\

Medical Definition of anaphase

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

anaphasic

\ˌan-ə-ˈfā-zik\play adjective

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