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Noun: anaphase  'a-nu,feyz
  1. The stage of meiosis or mitosis when chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindle

Derived forms: anaphases

Type of: phase of cell division

Part of: meiosis, miosis, reduction division

Encyclopedia: Anaphase