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an·a·phase

 (ăn′ə-fāz′)
n.
The stage of mitosis and meiosis in which the chromosomes move to opposite ends of the nuclear spindle.
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anaphase

(ˈænəˌfeɪz)
n
1. (Biology) the third stage of mitosis, during which the chromatids separate and migrate towards opposite ends of the spindle. See also prophase, metaphase, telophase
2. (Biology) the corresponding stage of the first division of meiosis
[C19: from ana- + phase]
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an•a•phase

(ˈæn əˌfeɪz)

n.
the stage in mitosis or meiosis following metaphase in which the chromosomes move away from each other to opposite ends of the cell.
[1885–90]
an`a•pha′sic, adj.
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an·a·phase

(ăn′ə-fāz′)
The stage of cell division in which the doubled set of chromosomes separates into two identical groups that move to opposite ends of the cell. In mitosis, anaphase is preceded by metaphase and followed by telophase. See more at meiosis, mitosis.
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Noun1.anaphase - the stage of meiosis or mitosis when chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindleanaphase - the stage of meiosis or mitosis when chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindle
meiosis, miosis, reduction division - (genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms; the nucleus divides into four nuclei each containing half the chromosome number (leading to gametes in animals and spores in plants)
phase of cell division - a stage in meiosis or mitosis
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an·a·phase

n. anafase, etapa de la división celular.
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At late anaphase, the actin distribution at the polar body sites became very sparse and an actin-poor circular region was recognized at the animal pole.
To determine if aurora A kinase (AAK) plays a post-metaphase role in Drosophila S2 cell division, AAK was knocked down by RNA interference (RNAi), and microtubule (MT) intensity in the spindle midzone during late anaphase was quantified (Fig.
The centrosome originating from the sperm duplicated by late anaphase of meiosis II (Fig.