interphase

interphase

[in-ter-feyz]
noun Cell Biology.
the period of the cell cycle during which the nucleus is not undergoing division, typically occurring between mitotic or meiotic divisions. Also called interkinesis. Compare G1 phase, S phase, G2 phase.

Origin:
1920–25; inter- + phase

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interphase (ˈɪntəˌfeɪz)
 
n
biology the period between two successive divisions of a cell

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interphase in·ter·phase (ĭn'tər-fāz')
n.
The stage of a cell between two successive mitotic or meiotic divisions. Also called interkinesis.

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interphase   (ĭn'tər-fāz')  Pronunciation Key 
The stage in the development of a cell following mitosis or meiosis, during which the nucleus is not dividing. In cells that will undergo further division, the DNA in the nucleus is duplicated in preparation for the next division.
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