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Interkinesis

Definition

noun

Interphase II, i.e. a short resting period occurring between meiosis I and meiosis II


Supplement

DNA replication does not occur during interkinesis; rather, proteins and RNAs are synthesized before the cell proceeds to meiosis II.


Word origin: Latin inter- (between) + Greek kin─ôsis (motion, movement)

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