dispireme

noun di·spireme \(ˈ)dī+\
variants: less commonly

dispirem

\(ˈ)dī+\

Definition of dispireme

  1. :  a supposed late phase in mitotic division characterized by association of each set of daughter chromosomes into a spireme and now usually considered an observational artifact

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Origin and Etymology of dispireme

di- + spireme


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