HyperDic: metaphase

English > 2 senses of the word metaphase:
NOUNprocessmetaphasethe second stage of meiosis
processmetaphasethe second stage of mitosis
English > metaphase: 2 senses > noun 1, process
MeaningThe second stage of meiosis.
Part ofmeiosis, miosis, reduction division(genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms
Broaderphase of cell divisionA stage in meiosis or mitosis
English > metaphase: 2 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningThe second stage of mitosis.
Part ofmitosiscell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes
Broaderphase of cell divisionA stage in meiosis or mitosis
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