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Anaphase

Definition(s)

The phase of cell nucleus division following metaphase, in which the chromatids separate and migrate to opposite poles of the spindle.

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The third phase of mitosis, in which the chromatids separate and migrate to opposite poles of the spindle.

Definition from: NCI Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: May 4, 2015