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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The first stage of mitosis; The first stage of meiosis.

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  • This is before the nucleolus breaks up, which it does at a later stage in the first meiotic prophase.
  • Diagrams of late prophase chromosomes (1000-band stage) of human, chimpanzee, gorilla, and orangutan (left to right for each number).
  • Its "epigenesis" is shown to be a literary example of the phases of cell division, with discussions of its prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase.
  • The chromosones first become visible in prophase I. for more
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