Origin of interphase
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- biology the period between two successive divisions of a cell
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Word Origin and History for interphase
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- The stage of a cell between two successive mitotic or meiotic divisions.interkinesis
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- The stage in the development of a cell following mitosis or meiosis, during which the nucleus is not dividing. In cells that will undergo further division, the DNA in the nucleus is duplicated in preparation for the next division.
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