multipolar mitosis

mul·ti·po·lar mi·to·sis

a pathologic form in which the spindle has three or more poles, resulting in the formation of a corresponding number of nuclei.

multipolar mitosis

[-pō′lər]
Etymology: L, multus + polus, pole
cell division in which the spindle has three or more poles and results in the formation of a corresponding number of daughter cells. Also called multicentric mitosis, pluripolar mitosis. See also trisomy.