Dictionary » M » Midplane

Midplane

midplane --> pelvic plane of least dimensions

The plane that extends from the end of the sacrum to the inferior border of the pubic symphysis; it is bounded posteriorly by the end of the sacrum, laterally by the ischial spines, and anteriorly by the inferior border of the pubic symphysis.

Synonym: midplane, plane of least pelvic dimensions, plane of midpelvis, third parallel pelvic plane.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


cytokinesis

it doesn't always occur like that. In plants it is generally asimetric, to set up the poles. If it occurs in the cell's midplane it is to make sure that both daughter cells end up having the same size and get the same cytoplasmic determinats(generally! because 2 daughter cells can ...

See entire post
by MrMistery
Fri Sep 22, 2006 6:14 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cytokinesis
Replies: 2
Views: 4135

cytokinesis

Why do you suppose that cytokinesis generally occurs in the cell's midplane?

See entire post
by kellym13
Thu Sep 21, 2006 1:02 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cytokinesis
Replies: 2
Views: 4135

Questions on mitosis

I can think that physically, the midplane is the most vulnurable part for cytokinesis due to both right and left mass polarity...But, as like always, excecptions always occur in this kind of situation.. :lol:

See entire post
by victor
Mon Jul 31, 2006 6:22 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Questions on mitosis
Replies: 13
Views: 11093

Questions on mitosis

Please I know what is cytokinesis. I want to know why cytokinesis occur at the midplane and what would occur if after mitosis but cytokinesis doesn't occur. Does the cell will die if cytokinesis doesn't happen?

See entire post
by lmenwe
Sun Jul 30, 2006 1:44 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Questions on mitosis
Replies: 13
Views: 11093

Questions on mitosis

Please help me to solve these questions. Thanks Why do you suppose cytokinesis generally occurs in the cell's midplane? What would happen if a cell underwent mitosis but not cytokinesis?

See entire post
by lmenwe
Sat Jul 29, 2006 7:34 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Questions on mitosis
Replies: 13
Views: 11093


This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 2,734 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link