the period of the cell cycle when there is synthesis of DNA and histone; it occurs between the gap1 and gap2 periods.
Synonym(s): S phase
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syn·the·sis pe·ri·od(sin'thĕ-sis pēr'ē-ŏd)
Duration in the cell cycle when there is synthesis of DNA and histone; it occurs between gap1 and gap2.
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