- (cytology) the stage of mitosis and meiosis during which the chromosomes separate; the chromatid moving to opposite poles of the cell
- (cytology) Of a cell which does not have a nucleus.
- (grammar) a construction in which one noun or noun phrase is placed with another as an explain, explanatory equivalent, both having the same syntactic function in the sentence.
- The relationship between such nouns or noun phrases.
- The quality of being side-by-side, apposed instead of being opposed, not being front-to-front but next to each other.
- A placing of two things side by side, or the fitting together of two things.
- In biology, the growth of successive layers of a cell wall.
- Any of several plants of the genus Aster; one of its flowers.
- (biology) A star-shaped structure formed during the mitosis of a cell.
- Acting or occurring involuntarily, without conscious control.
- Pertaining to the autonomic nervous system.
noun (plural axons)
- (cytology) A nerve fibre which is a long slender projection of a nerve cell, and which conducts nerve impulses away from the body of the cell to a synapse.