1. telophase

noun. the final stage of mitosis.


  • phase of cell division

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2. telophase

noun. the final stage of meiosis when the chromosomes move toward opposite ends of the nuclear spindle.


  • meiosis
  • miosis
  • phase of cell division

Sentences with telophase

1. Noun, singular or mass
The telophase stage is next and is when the chromosomes arrive at opposite ends of the cell and start to decondense as a new nuclear envelope forms around both sister cells.

2. Verb, base form
Meiosis I, the first half of the total cell division process of sexual reproductive cells, has four phases: prophase I, metaphase I, anaphase I and telophase I.

3. Adverb
After anaphase, in which the sister chromatids are separated, comes telophase; this is a de facto reversal of prophase, with new nuclear membranes forming around the two daughter nuclei.