interkinesis


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interkinesis

(ˌɪntəkɪˈniːsɪs)
n, pl interkineses
(Biology) cytology the resting period between any two mitoses, esp a stage between the first and second divisions of miosis
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In instances when telophase I events do take place to completion, there can be a period termed interkinesis, but it differs from interphase in that there is no DNA replication.
nitidum exhibits positive heteropycnosis (greater condensation than autosomes) during the first meiotic division and interkinesis as well as in prophase II.