Definition of Telophase

1. Noun. The final stage of meiosis when the chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindle.

Group relationships: Meiosis, Miosis, Reduction Division
Generic synonyms: Phase Of Cell Division



2. Noun. The final stage of mitosis.
Group relationships: Mitosis
Generic synonyms: Phase Of Cell Division

Definition of Telophase

1. Noun. (biology) the final stage of mitosis or meiosis during which the daughter chromosomes move towards opposite ends of the nuclear spindle ¹

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Definition of Telophase

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Medical Definition of Telophase

1. The final stage of mitosis or meiosis, when chromosome separation is completed. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telophase

telome
telomer
telomerase
telomere
telomere terminal transferase
telomeres
telomeric
telomeric R-banding stain
telomerization
telomerizations
telomers
telomes
telomic
telopeptide
telopeptides
telophase (current term)
telophase II
telophase i
telophases
telopsis
telos
teloses
telotaxes
telotaxis
telotism
telotroch
telotrocha
telotrochous
telotrochs
telotype

Literary usage of Telophase

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1. Whole Life Cycle of Chromosomes and Their Coiling Systems: Transactions, APS by L. R. Cleveland (2008)
"... (a) Two single- chromatid, telophase chromosomes after cytoplasmic division. Very early stage in the collapse of the matrix, bringing about a relaxation ..."

2. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"telophase.—In this stage the cell is completely divided into two new cells, each with its own nucleus and centrosome, which assume the ordinary positions ..."

3. The Maturation of the Egg of the Mouse by Joseph Abraham Long, Edward Laurens Mark (1911)
"telophase OF FIRST SPINDLE AND THE FIRST POLAR CELL. (PLATE 4, FIG. 18.) In this stage the daughter chromosomes, both in the egg and in the polar cell, ..."

4. The Maturation of the Egg of the Mouse by Joseph Abraham Long, Edward Laurens Mark (1911)
"28), the two groups of daughter chromosomes in this case having migrated nearer to the poles of the spindle. STAGE X.—telophase OF SECOND SPINDLE AND SECOND ..."

5. The Maturation of the Egg of the Mouse by Joseph Abraham Long, Edward Laurens Mark (1911)
"28), the two groups of daughter chromosomes in this case having migrated nearer to the poles of the spindle. STAGE X. — telophase OF SECOND SPINDLE AND ..."

6. Fecundation in Plants by David Myers Mottier (1904)
"THE telophase. As soon as the daughter chromosomes arrive at the poles, they approach each other very closely, so that, in many cases, the separate ..."

7. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"telophase.—The cell protoplasm begins to appear constricted around the equator of the achromatic spindle, where double rows of granules are also sometimes ..."

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