noun, Cell Biology.
the central plane of the spindle in a dividing cell, to which chromosomes migrate during the metaphase of mitosis or meiosis.
equatorial plate n.
The plane located midway between the poles of a dividing cell during miotic metaphase and touching the centromeres and their spindle attachments.
- Equatorial staphyloma
equatorial staphyloma n. A staphyloma occurring in the area of exit of the vortex veins of the eyeball. Also called scleral staphyloma.
noun 1. a semimonthly tide that appears when the moon is over the equator.
[ih-kwey-ter-werd] /ɪˈkweɪ tər wərd/ adverb 1. toward the : a ship sailing equatorward. adjective 2. facing or tending toward the .
- E queen
[kween] /kwin/ noun 1. Ellery, joint pen name of and . /kwiːn/ noun 1. a female sovereign who is the official ruler or head of state 2. the wife or widow of a king 3. a woman or a thing personified as a woman considered the best or most important of her kind: a beauty […]