stathmokinesis

noun
stath·​mo·​kinesis | \ ¦stath(ˌ)mō+ \

Definition of stathmokinesis

: interruption of mitosis (as by colchicine) — compare c-mitosis

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History and Etymology for stathmokinesis

New Latin, from Greek stathmos standing place, post (from the stem of histanai to stand) + New Latin kinesis

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“Stathmokinesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stathmokinesis. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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