midbody


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mid·bod·y

(mid'bod-ē),
A dense stalk of residual interzonal spindle fibers (microtubules) and actin-containing filaments that is formed during anaphase of mitosis and connects daughter cells during telophase; midbodies are frequently observed between spermatids.

midbody

1 the middle of the body, or the midregion of the trunk.
2 a mass of granules that appears in the middle of the spindle during mitotic anaphase in a dividing cell.

mid·bod·y

(mid'bod-ē)
A dense stalk of residual interzonal spindle fibers (microtubules) and actin-containing filaments that is formed during anaphase of mitosis and connects daughter cells during telophase; midbodies are frequently observed between spermatids.

Flemming,

Walther, German anatomist, 1843-1905.
Flemming fixative - a cytoplasmic and chromosomal fixative.
Flemming triple stain - a stain comprised of safranin, methyl violet, and orange G.
germinal center of Flemming - the lightly staining center in a lymphatic nodule in which the predominant cells are large lymphocytes and macrophages. Synonym(s): reaction center
intermediate body of Flemming - a dense stalk of residual interzonal spindle fibers (microtubules) and actin-containing filaments that is formed during anaphase of mitosis. Synonym(s): midbody
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At the telophase of the second mitotic division (MT2), the width of the midbody that formed between each blastomere decreased with the contraction of the contractile ring as in the first cleavage.
In midbody and posterior segments the papillae lack adhering sand grains.
We used jeweler forceps to tease the Oberhautchen layer from individual scales located along the mid-dorsal line in the neck (dorsal cervical scales) and in the middle of the body (dorsal midbody scales).
The height and width of midbody of both menisci were best seen in the coronal plane.
Unlike the figures by Kofoid (1907) and Taylor (1976), who pictured the cells with a less clearly differentiated midbody, our specimen has a midbody much more differentiated from the rest of the cell.
X is the distance between the external auditory meatus and the midbody of the lateral ventricle.
Females: Side of body light brown, with 6-8 light-gray bars; one blue iridescent single spots on midbody.
The location of each wound was also recorded as occurring in one of three major regions: 1 = neck, 2 = midbody, or 3 = tail.
The MEK2-binding tumor suppressor hDlg is recruited by E-cadherin to the midbody ring.
Boeing South Carolina fabricates, integrates and assembles the midbody and aftbody fuselage sections for all 787 Dreamliners.
RHAMM is a centrosomal protein that localizes to interphase microtubules, spindle poles, the anaphase midbody and the telophase midzone microtubules.
There was a small 5 mm perforation on the anterior wall of the midbody of the stomach.