Main Entry:  amphitelic
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  in cell biology, pertaining to the attachment of centromeres of a chromosome to opposite poles of the spindle
Example:  Amphitelic attachment is needed to pull sister chromatids in opposite directions.
Etymology:  amphi- + telos 'end, completion'
Usage:  science's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014, LLC
Cite This Source
Previous Definition: amphistylic
Next Definition: amphithalami
Words Near: amphitelic
More from
Synonyms and Antonyms for amphitelic
More from
Search for articles containing amphitelic
More from Translator Word FAQs presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature