One of a network of achromatic filaments that extend inward from the poles of a dividing cell, forming a spindle-shaped figure.
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What’s the name of the food causing a minor crisis in South Korea?Koreans eat it with almost every meal. When the country’s first astronauts went into space, portions of this food went with them. Each year, South Koreans consume more than two million tons of it. Now, because of abnormal fall weather, there is a shortage, driving the country into crisis. The food is called kimchi, or gimchi, kimchee, or kim chee. It is a fermented, spicy …
- spindle cell,
- spindle cell carcinoma,
- spindle cell lipoma,
- spindle file,
- spindle side,
- spindle tree,
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