Definition of Spireme

1. a filament forming part of a cell nucleus during mitosis [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spireme

spirantization
spirantizations
spirantize
spirantized
spirantizes
spirantizing
spirants
spirated
spiration
spire
spirea
spireas
spired
spirelike
spirem
spireme (current term)
spiremes
spirems
spirene
spirenes
spires
spiric
spiricle
spiricles
spirics
spirier
spiriest
spirifer
spirifers
spirilla

Literary usage of Spireme

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1. The Cell in Development and Inheritance by Edmund Beecher Wilson (1897)
"A. From the endosperm of the lily, showing true nucleoli. [FLEMMING.] B. Spermatocyte of salamander. Segmented double spireme-thread composed of ..."

2. The Cell in Development and Inheritance by Edmund Beecher Wilson (1906)
"From (he endosperm of the lily, showing true nucleoli. [FLEMMING.] n. Spermatocyte of salamander. Segmented double spireme-thread composed of chromo- mères ..."

3. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1908)
"25- there is evolved a long, apparently continuous, much convoluted spireme which is made up of a series of deeply staining chromatin granules distributed ..."

4. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1916)
"The spireme then becomes denser and thicker, possibly by the contraction of ... 28 and 29 show the spireme and Figs. 30 and 31 are polar views to show the ..."

5. A Text-book of the Principles of Animal Histology by Ulric Dahlgren, William Allison Kepner (1908)
"Hyacinth root-tip cell with spireme entire but ready to break into the ... The breaks observed in increase until the whole spireme has been divided into a ..."

6. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"spireme stage up to the formation of the definitive chromosomes will now be ... In the spireme stage it consists of a thick filament loosely coiled and ..."

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