katachromasis

noun kata·chro·ma·sis
variants: or catachromasis \ˌkatəˈkrōməsə̇s\

Definition of katachromasis

plural katachromases or catachromases \-məˌsēz\
:the mitotic nuclear transformations leading to formation of daughter nuclei from the chromosome groups separated in anaphase — compare anachromasis

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Origin and Etymology of katachromasis

New Latin, from kata- or cata- + chrom- + connective -a- + -sis


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