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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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But scientists know too little about the mountain to prepare adequately for a future diaster, according to a report released this week by the National Research Council (NRC).
The evening relaunch, de Valera conceded, "proved to be a diaster.
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The book's admiration for Knox as political theologian has to go with a frank and well handled admission of the political diaster which, in a much misunderstood way, has distorted the reformer's subsequent reputation.
Until its own policies weakened broad-based public support for military spending and led it to political diaster, the Reagan administration was never interested in improving relations with the Soviet Union.
The Skelmersdale-based firm had come under fire from campaigners who said it had been slow to contribute to a relief fund for victims of the Rana Plaza diaster in April 2013.
BRITONS donated more than PS73 million in a month for the victims of Phillippines diaster Typhoon Haiyan.
Colonel Mohammad Ali Al Dallal, senior identification manager said: "Many might wonder why the Diaster Victim Identification [DVI] unit has been set up here with no disasters or major events leading to mass casualties.
Neither acted with sufficient integrity and speed to avert diaster.
Behind the wheel under the influence of alcohol and a young person doing it -- it's a recipe for diaster," Thompson said.
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