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Furrow

Furrow

1. A trench in the earth made by, or as by, a plow.

2. Any trench, channel, or groove, as in wood or metal; a wrinkle on the face; as, the furrows of age. Farrow weed a weed which grows on plowed land. To draw a straight furrow, to live correctly; not to deviate from the right line of duty.

Origin: oe. Forow, forgh, furgh, as. Furh; akin to D. Voor, OHG. Furuh, g. Furche, dan. Fure, Sw. Fra, Icel. For drain, L. Porca ridge between two furrows.


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2 questions about mitosis. Please Help?

1. Cytokinesis begins in telophase. As the nuclear envelope is forming, the cleavage furrow is forming as well. 2. Metaphase is the longest.

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by aptitude
Sun Oct 30, 2011 11:51 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: 2 questions about mitosis. Please Help?
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Re: Unusual cell division- Identifying mutant protein and genes

... is technically not even a phase of mitosis, but rather a separate process, necessary for completing cell division. In animal cells, a cleavage furrow (pinch) containing a contractile ring develops where the metaphase plate used to be, pinching off the separated nuclei.[17] In both animal and ...

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by dharavsolanki
Sat Feb 19, 2011 3:07 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Unusual cell division- Identifying mutant protein and genes
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help! my biology teacher is trying to kill me!

... disappears and then reappears b)Cytokinesis does not occur c) four new cells (rather than two) are produced per mitotic division d) a cleavage furrow forms e) a cell plate forms 9.Two chromosomes in a nucleus that carry loci for the same traits in the same positions on the chromosome but specify ...

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by marnita
Sat May 31, 2008 10:44 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: help! my biology teacher is trying to kill me!
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difference between blastopore and primitive streak?

blastopore is a hole. primitive streak is a furrow. See here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Primitive_streak http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blastopore

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by MrMistery
Mon Feb 04, 2008 9:18 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: difference between blastopore and primitive streak?
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plane of division

the position of metaphase DNA and mitotic spindle pose the cleavage furrow to the middle of the cells called midbody.

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by malignanttumor
Sun Sep 24, 2006 3:11 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cytokinesis
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