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amphitelic

amphitelic
adj. [Gr. amphi, on both sides; telos, end]
In mitosis, pertaining to orientation of the two chromatids of each chromosome to different spindle poles at the first meiotic division as opposed to syntelic.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • amphitelic — amphitelic, a. Cell Biol. Brit. /ˌamfɪˈtɛlɪk/, U.S. /ˌæm(p)fəˈtɛlɪk/ [‹ amphi prefix + ancient Greek τέλος end, completion (see telos n.) + ic suffix (compare telic adj.), after German amphitel (H. Bauer et al. 1961, in Chromosoma 163).]… …   Useful english dictionary