anaphase

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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.
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On the other hand, duplicated centrosomes were observed at late anaphase of meiosis II (Fig.
There were several changes in both cell structure and centrosome behavior in late anaphase of the two mitotic divisions.
In Crassostrea virginica, the centrosomes organized the microtubules from metaphase to late anaphase to establish the spindle apparatus.