equatorial plate
noun Date: 1882 1. metaphase plate 2. equatorial plane

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  • equatorial plate — n 1) METAPHASE PLATE 2) EQUATORIAL PLANE * * * the compact group of chromosomes aligned at the equator of the cell during metaphase …   Medical dictionary

  • equatorial plate — equatorial plate. См. экваториальная пластинка. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • equatorial plate — noun 1. : equatorial plane 2. : metaphase plate * * * Cell Biol. the central plane of the spindle in a dividing cell, to which chromosomes migrate during the metaphase of mitosis or meiosis. [1885 90] * * * equatorial plate, Biology. the site or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • equatorial plate — Plane where chromosomes gather during metaphase of mitosis or meiosis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • equatorial plate — Region of the mitotic spindle where chromosomes are aligned at metaphase: as its name suggests, it lies midway between the poles of the spindle …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • equatorial plate — Cell Biol. the central plane of the spindle in a dividing cell, to which chromosomes migrate during the metaphase of mitosis or meiosis. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • plate tectonics — plate tectonic, adj. Geol. a theory of global tectonics in which the lithosphere is divided into a number of crustal plates, each of which moves on the plastic asthenosphere more or less independently to collide with, slide under, or move past… …   Universalium

  • Plate tectonics — The tectonic plates of the world were mapped in the second half of the 20th century …   Wikipedia

  • plate — 1. [TA] In anatomy, a thin, relative flat, structure. SYN: lamina [TA]. 2. A metal bar perforated for screws applied to a fractured bone to maintain the ends in apposition. 3. The agar layer within a Petri dish or similar …   Medical dictionary

  • nuclear plate — nuclear plate. = equatorial plate (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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