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telophase

 [tel´o-fāz]
the last of the four stages of mitosis and of the two divisions of meiosis.

tel·o·phase

(tel'ō-fāz),
The final stage of mitosis or meiosis that begins when migration of chromosomes to the poles of the cell has been completed; the chromosomes progressively lengthen whereas the nuclear membranes of the two daughter nuclei are reconstructed and a cell membrane at the equator complete the separation of the two daughter cells.
Synonym(s): telokinesia
[G. telos, end, + phasis, appearance]

telophase

/telo·phase/ (-fāz) the last of the four stages of mitosis and of the two divisions of meiosis, in which the chromosomes arrive at the poles of the cell and the cytoplasm divides; in plants, the cell wall also forms.

telophase

(tĕl′ə-fāz′, tē′lə-)
n.
The final stage of mitosis or meiosis during which the chromosomes of daughter cells are grouped in new nuclei.

tel′o·phas′ic adj.

telophase

[tel′əfāz]
Etymology: Gk, telos + phasis, appearance
the final of the four stages of nuclear division in mitosis and in each of the two divisions in meiosis. The newly produced daughter chromosomes from the preceding stage (anaphase) assemble at the poles of the spindle and become long and slender, the nuclear membrane forms around them, the nucleolus reappears, and the cytoplasm begins to divide. See also anaphase, interphase, meiosis, metaphase, mitosis, prophase.
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Telophase

tel·o·phase

(tel'ō-fāz)
The final stage of mitosis or meiosis, which begins when migration of chromosomes to the poles of the cell has been completed; the chromosomes progressively lengthen, whereas the nuclear membranes of the two daughter nuclei are reconstructed and a cell membrane at the equator completes the separation of the two daughter cells.
[G. telos, end, + phasis, appearance]

telophase

The last phase of MITOSIS, in which the chromosomes of the two daughter cells are grouped together at each separating pole to form new nuclei.
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Fig. 294 Telophase . (a) Mitosis. (b) Meiosis.

telophase

a stage of NUCLEAR DIVISION in EUKARYOTE cells, occurring once in MITOSIS and twice in MEIOSIS. During telophase, the two sets of chromosomes aggregate at the spindle poles, each set having the same number of chromosomes as the parental cell in mitosis, but half the parental complement in meiosis.

The chromosomes uncoil, become extended and cannot be identified individually. A NUCLEAR MEMBRANE forms around each set of chromosomes and the NUCLEOLI are reformed. The process of cell division (CYTOKINESIS) is completed during this stage.

telophase

the last of the four stages of mitosis and of the two divisions of meiosis.
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2012) report that metaphases with misalignment of chromosomes on the equatorial plate or colchicine metaphase, as well as delayed chromosomes in anaphase and/or telophase, or anaphase and telophase bridges, result in formation of cells with different chromosome numbers, and chromosome structural changes.
We observed three-bundle division in the B and OB treatments regardless of formation of an equatorial plate by microtubules at telophase.
2 (c) IVM, in vitro maturation; GVBD, germinal vesicle breakdown; MI, Metaphase I; AI, Anaphase I; TI, Telophase I; MII, Metaphase II; C, control (38.
Telophase II nuclei are adjacent to the plastids at tetrad poles (Fig.
This abnormality, by clumping the chromosomes, impairs the correct segregation at anaphases, giving rise to bridges that are broken at telophases.
The genotoxic effects that were observed in cells treated with the pesticides in the present study included lagging chromosomes and chromosome bridges at anaphase and multipolar anaphase and telophase.
Finally, during telophase, the spindle degrades, chromosomes decondense, two nuclear membranes form around each set of chromosomes, and cytokinesis (division of the cytoplasm) occurs, resulting in two identical offspring cells.
Cytokinesis begins during the early telophase activities of mitosis.
While by the end of mitosis, in telophase, dispersed lamins again reassemble to reform the NE thereby enclosing the decondensing chromosomes inside.
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