equatorial plane

Origin of equatorial plane

First recorded in 1890–95
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equatorial plane in Medicine

equatorial plane

[ē′kwə-tôrē-əl, ĕk′wə-]
n.
  1. The plane that contains all of the centromeres and their spindle attachments during metaphase of mitosis.
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