endoreduplication en·do·re·du·pli·ca·tion (ěn’dō-rĭ-dōō’plĭ-kā’shən, -dyōō’-)
A form of polyploidy or polysomy characterized by redoubling of chromosomes, giving rise to four-stranded chromosomes at prophase and metaphase.
noun, Cell Biology. 1. one of several specialized structures at the peripheral end of sensory or motor nerve fibers. noun 1. (anatomy) the expanded end of a peripheral motor or sensory nerve end organ n. The encapsulated termination of a sensory nerve.
[en-duh-ree-ik] /ˌɛn dəˈri ɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to interior drainage basins.
[en-dawr-fin] /ɛnˈdɔr fɪn/ noun 1. any of a group of peptides occurring in the brain and other tissues of vertebrates, and resembling opiates, that react with the brain’s opiate receptors to raise the pain threshold. /ɛnˈdɔːfɪn/ noun 1. any of a class of polypeptides, including enkephalin, occurring naturally in the brain, that bind to pain […]
endorphinergic en·dor·phi·ner·gic (ěn-dôr’fə-nûr’jĭk) adj. Of or relating to nerve cells or fibers that employ an endorphin as their neurotransmitter.