amphiaster

noun
am·​phi·​as·​ter | \ ˈam-fē-ˌas-tər How to pronounce amphiaster (audio) \

Medical Definition of amphiaster

: the achromatic figure of mitotic cell division especially in animal cells in which two asters are connected by a spindle

Other Words from amphiaster

amphiastral \ ˌam-​fē-​ˈas-​trəl How to pronounce amphiastral (audio) \ adjective

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“Amphiaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/amphiaster. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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