noun, Cell Biology.
the period of the cell cycle prior to mitosis, during which the chromosomes are replicated.
S phase n.
The phase of the mitotic cycle during which DNA synthesis occurs.
SPHCOM Society for the Preservation of Historical Coin-Operated Machines
adjective 1. belonging or pertaining to the Sphecidae, a family of solitary wasps, including the mud daubers, sand wasps, etc. noun 2. a sphecid wasp.
noun a fear of wasps
1. variant of spheno- before a vowel: sphenic.