anaphase

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

19th century: from Ancient Greek ἀνά (aná, back) + φάσις (phásis, appearance).

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Pronunciation[edit]

schematic representation of a cell during anaphase

Noun[edit]

anaphase (plural anaphases)

  1. (cytology) The stage of mitosis and meiosis during which the chromosomes separate; the chromatid moving to opposite poles of the cell.

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Noun[edit]

anaphase f (plural anaphases)

  1. anaphase