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Meaning of TELOPHASE

Pronunciation:  'telu`feyz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the final stage of mitosis
  2. [n]  the final stage of meiosis when the chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindle
 

TELOPHASE is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 See Also: meiosis, miosis, mitosis, phase of cell division, reduction division

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The last stage of mitosis, following anaphase. The two sets of chromosomes have finished moving to opposite ends of the cell and begin to decondense. Nuclear membranes reform around each set of chromosomes. The stage ends when two complete nuclei have been formed. Cytokinesis begins shortly after the end of telophase (and mitosis).
 

 

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