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am·phi·as·ter

(am'fē-as'ter),
The double-star figure formed by the two astrospheres and their connecting spindle fibers during mitosis.
Synonym(s): diaster
[amphi- + G. astēr, star]

diaster

(di?as'ter) [di- + aster]
A double star figure formed during mitosis. Synonym: amphiaster

diaster

a stage in MITOSIS when the divided chromosomes arrange themselves into two clumps, one near each pole of the spindle.
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