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G2 phase

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noun Cell Biology.
the second growth period of the cell cycle following DNA replication and preceding prophase, during which the cell forms the materials that make up the spindle.
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Compare G1 phase, S phase.

Origin of G2 phase

First recorded in 1970–75; G (for gap)

Words nearby G2 phase

g, G10, G1 phase, G20, G24, G2 phase, G3, G5, G7, G77, G8
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