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One entry found for prophase.
Main Entry: pro·phase
Pronunciation: primarystresspromacr-secondarystressfamacrz
Function: noun
1 : the first stage of mitosis or the second division of meiosis in which chromosomes become visible as tightly coiled threadlike structures
2 : the first stage of the first division of meiosis in which chromosomes become visible and pair with homologous chromosomes to undergo synapsis

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