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metaphase plate

noun, Cell Biology.
1.
a plane in the equatorial region of the spindle in dividing cells, along which the chromosomes become arranged during the metaphase.
Origin of metaphase plate
1935-1940
First recorded in 1935-40
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metaphase plate in Medicine

metaphase plate n.
An imaginary plane perpendicular to the spindle fibers of a dividing cell, along which chromosomes align during metaphase.

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