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Meaning of AMPHIASTER

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Am"phi*as`ter\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'amfi` + 'asth`r a
star.] (Biol.)
The achromatic figure, formed in mitotic cell-division,
consisting of two asters connected by a spindle-shaped bundle
of rodlike fibers diverging from each aster, and called the
spindle.

 

 

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