anaphase

(redirected from anaphases)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to anaphases: telophase

anaphase

[′an·ə‚fāz]
(cell and molecular biology)
The stage in mitosis and in the second meiotic division when the centromere splits and the chromatids separate and move to opposite poles.
The stage of the first meiotic division when the two halves of a bivalent chromosome separate and move to opposite poles.
References in periodicals archive ?
89 -- -- Concentration Treatment Mataphases Anaphases duration (hour) total % total % Control 0 21 25.
The cells were recorded as normal or aberrant in the different stages of the cell cycle namely: interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase or telophase.
A representative picture of a normal metaphase cell and anaphase cell is presented in Figure 1.
Metaphases II showed chromosome numbers that confirmed the reductional segregation of the chromosomes during the preceding anaphase I, including the asynaptic X chromosomes present in the cells with 30 = 14II + 2X.