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Meaning of TELOPHASE

Pronunciation:  'telu`feyz

WordNet Dictionary
  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).