katachromasis

noun

kata·​chro·​ma·​sis
variants or catachromasis
ˌkatəˈkrōməsə̇s
plural katachromases or catachromases
-məˌsēz
: the mitotic nuclear transformations leading to formation of daughter nuclei from the chromosome groups separated in anaphase compare anachromasis

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Katachromasis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/katachromasis. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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