traction fiber

noun

Medical Definition of traction fiber

: a spindle fiber of a dividing cell that extends from a pole to the chromosomal centromere and along which a daughter chromosome moves to the pole of the spindle

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“Traction fiber.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/traction%20fiber. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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