- the stage in mitosis at which the chromosomes, after their division and separation, are grouped near the poles of the spindle.
Origin of diaster
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Chromosomes at the poles forming the Diaster, beginning splitting of the Cell-body.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation
- cytology rare the stage in cell division at which the chromosomes are in two groups at the poles of the spindle before forming daughter nuclei
Word Origin for diaster
C19: from di- 1 + Greek astēr star
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