monaster

[ mŏn-ăstər ]

n.

The single-star formation of chromosomes that forms at the equatorial plate at the end of prophase in mitosis.

Nearby words

  1. monarthric,
  2. monarthritis,
  3. monarticular,
  4. monas,
  5. monash,
  6. monasterial,
  7. monastery,
  8. monastic,
  9. monasticism,
  10. monastir


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