Definition of interphase in English:

interphase

Syllabification: in·ter·phase
Pronunciation: /ˈintərˌfāz
 
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noun

Biology
  • The resting phase between successive mitotic divisions of a cell, or between the first and second divisions of meiosis.
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    • Radiobiologists often distinguish between radiation-induced cell death with regard to the ability to enter mitosis, i.e. interphase or mitotic cell death.
    • Two pairs of loci were observed in each somatic cell at metaphase and interphase.
    • In animal cells during mitosis and interphase, microtubule growth occurs at plus ends, and microtubule assembly is dominated by plus-end dynamic instability.

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