mitotic rate n.
The proportion of cells in a tissue that are undergoing mitosis, expressed as a mitotic index or, roughly, as the number of cells in mitosis in each microscopic high-power field in tissue sections.
- Mitotic figure
mitotic figure n. The microscopic appearance of a cell undergoing mitosis.
- Mitoxantrone hydrochloride
mitoxantrone hydrochloride mi·to·xan·trone hydrochloride (mī’tō-zān’trōn’) n. A synthetic antineoplastic drug used intravenously in the initial therapy for acute nonlymphocytic leukemia in adults.
noun 1. (def 11). mitotic spindle n. The fusiform figure characteristic of a dividing cell, consisting of microtubules, some of which become attached to each chromosome at its centromere and provide the mechanism for chromosomal movement. Also called nuclear spindle.
[mahy-truh] /ˈmaɪ trə/ noun, Botany. 1. the mitriform pileus of certain fungi. 2. a galea. [mee-truh] /ˈmi trə/ noun, Hinduism. 1. the Vedic god of justice.