phragmoplast

noun
phrag·​mo·​plast | \ˈfrag-mō-ˌplast \

Definition of phragmoplast 

: the enlarged barrel-shaped spindle that is characteristic of the later stages of plant mitosis and within which the cell plate forms

First Known Use of phragmoplast

1912, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phragmoplast

International Scientific Vocabulary phragmo- (from Greek phragmos fence, from phrassein to enclose) + -plast

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phragmoplast

noun
phrag·​mo·​plast | \ˈfrag-mō-ˌplast \

Medical Definition of phragmoplast 

: the enlarged barrel-shaped spindle that is characteristic of the later stages of plant mitosis and within which the cell plate forms

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