Pronunciation: (in'tur-fāz"), [key]
—n. Cell Biol.
the period of the cell cycle during which the nucleus is not undergoing division, typically occurring between mitotic or meiotic divisions. Also called interkinesis. Cf. G1 phase, S phase, G2 phase.
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