Telophase (sometimes spelled "telephase"), from the ancient Greek "τελος" (end) and "φασις" (stage), is a stage in either meiosis or mitosis in a eukaryotic cell reversing the effects of prophase and prometaphase events.

Cytokinesis, if slated to occur, usually occurs at the same time the nuclear envelope is reforming, although they are distinct processes. In animal cells, a cleavage furrow develops where the metaphase plate used to be, pinching off the separated nuclei.

In plant cells, vesicles derived from the Golgi apparatus move to the middle of the cell along a microtubule scaffold called the phragmoplast. This structure directs packets of cell wall materials which coalesce into a disk-shaped structure called a cell plate. The cell plate grows out centrifugally and eventually develops into a proper cell wall, separating the two nuclei.

Each daughter cell has a complete copy of the genome of its parent cell, and mitosis is complete.

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list2 = Mitosis (Prophase, Prometaphase, Metaphase, Anaphase, Telophase) - Cytokinesis
group3 = Cell cycle checkpoints
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