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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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Cytogenetics results.--In the three types of females analyzed, stages of mitotic metaphases and meiotic anaphases were observed with two chromosomal complements.
The Chromosomal changes observed (Figure 3) were mainly colchicine, disorganized metaphases, multipolar anaphases and with loss of chromosomes.
Chromosomal Alterations Index (CAI) was evaluated by counting chromosomal alterations (multipolar anaphases, chromosomal breaks, C-metaphase, adhesions, losses and chromosomal bridges) in the meristematic cells of the root.
For each slide, 100 metaphases and anaphases were analyzed and the number and type of mis-segregation events scored.
Mitotic index was calculated for each drug concentration and control group by counting metaphases, anaphases and telophases.
Among the CA, chromosomes fragment, bridges, and chromosomes vagrant were the main aberrations observed in anaphases and telophases of cell roots exposed to the San Martyn Hospital samples (Figure 2).
It can be seen that at concentration of 1.10 and 50 [micro]g/ml number of prophases and telophases generally increases by prolonging treatments, and the number of metaphases and anaphases decreases.
In the chromosomes segregation process, the observed irregularities were: precocious chromosomes migration in metaphases (Figure 1C and I), laggard chromosomes in anaphases (Figure 1D and J), micronuclei in telophases (Figure 1F, K and L), and tetrads with microcytes (Figure 2D).
In addition, the observation of meiotic anaphases I and II in cysts of primary and secondary spermatocytes, respectively, showed that M.
Moreover, root tip cells of Allium cepa can be used as toxicity markers by evaluating several morphological and cytogenetic factors, such as root morphology and growth, mitotic index determination, and the induction of micronuclei and aberrant metaphases and anaphases [6,10]