midbody

[ mĭdbŏd′ē ]

n.

The anatomical middle region of the trunk of the body.
One of several granules composed of microtubules that forms between daughter cells during the telophase of mitosis.

Nearby words

  1. midamerica,
  2. midas,
  3. midas touch,
  4. midazolam,
  5. midband,
  6. midbrain,
  7. midcentury modern,
  8. midcourse,
  9. midcourse correction,
  10. midcult


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