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(cell and molecular biology)
The phase of meiosis or mitosis at which the chromosomes, having reached the poles, reorganize into interphase nuclei with the disappearance of the spindle and the reappearance of the nuclear membrane; in many organisms telophase does not occur at the end of the first meiotic division.



the final stage of cell division. During telophase the movement of chromosomes ceases, the mitotic apparatus disintegrates, and nucleoli appear. A nuclear envelope forms around each of the two groups of daughter chromosomes located at opposite poles of the cell. As the daughter nuclei are reconstituted, division of the cell body—cytotomy, or cytokinesis—occurs, and two cells are formed. The duration of telophase ranges from 1.5 to 400 minutes.

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