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diakinesis

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EtymologyEdit

From dia- +‎ -kinesis

NounEdit

diakinesis

  1. (cytology) the last stage of prophase, in which the nucleolus and nuclear envelope disappear, spindle fibers form, and the chromosomes shorten in preparation for anaphase.