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metaphase

met·a·phase

metaphase

 
pronunciation:
me t feIz
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part of speech: noun
definition: in biology, the stage in mitosis and meiosis in which the duplicated chromosomes of the dividing cell line up along the equatorial plane of the spindle.
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