metaphase plate
noun Date: 1937 a section in the equatorial plane of the metaphase spindle having the chromosomes oriented upon it

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  • metaphase plate — n a plane cell section in the equatorial plane of the metaphase spindle having the chromosomes oriented upon it * * * equatorial p …   Medical dictionary

  • metaphase plate — metaphase plate. См. метафазная 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.

  • metaphase plate — metafazinė plokštelė statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Chromosomų išsidėstymas metafazės metu, kai jų centromeros būna vienoje plokštumoje. atitikmenys: angl. metaphase plate rus. метафазная пластинка …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • metaphase plate — noun : the equatorial plane of the spindle with the chromosomes as oriented therein during metaphase * * * Cell Biol. a plane in the equatorial region of the spindle in dividing cells, along which the chromosomes become arranged during the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • metaphase plate — Cell Biol. a plane in the equatorial region of the spindle in dividing cells, along which the chromosomes become arranged during the metaphase. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • metaphase plate — The plane of the spindle approximately equidistant from the two poles along which the chromosomes are lined up during mitosis or meiosis. Also termed the equator …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Metaphase — In metaphase, the chromosomes align in the middle of the cell. Immunofluorescent im …   Wikipedia

  • metaphase — The stage of mitosis or meiosis in which the chromosomes become aligned on the equatorial plate of the cell separating the centromeres. In mitosis and in the second meiotic division, the centromeres of each chromosome divide and the two daughter… …   Medical dictionary

  • metaphase — Classically the second phase of mitosis or one of the divisions of meiosis. In this phase the chromosomes are well condensed and aligned along the metaphase plate, making it an ideal time to examine the chromosomes in a cytological preparation… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • metaphase — /met euh fayz /, n. Cell Biol. the stage in mitosis or meiosis in which the duplicated chromosomes line up along the equatorial plate of the spindle. [1885 90; META + PHASE] * * * …   Universalium

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