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Synonyms for fiber

a very fine continuous strand

a distinctive, complex underlying pattern or structure

moral or ethical strength

Synonyms for fiber

coarse, indigestible plant food low in nutrients

any of several elongated, threadlike cells (especially a muscle fiber or a nerve fiber)

the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions

a leatherlike material made by compressing layers of paper or cloth

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For example, the OI-DIC picture displays the chromosomes, while the LC-PolScope image shows the spindle fibers (Shribak et al.
Also note that because meiosis depends on two rounds of segregation, students' lack of understanding of spindle fiber function carries over into continued misunderstandings about the process and products of meiosis.
Chromosomes, cell membranes, and spindle fibers are modeled in LEGOs as the students move through the stages of interphase, prophase, metaphase, anaphase, and telophase.
In an effort to avoid injury, the nervous system monitors the intensity of a stretch with receptors called muscle spindle fibers, located within the muscle itself.
22d-f) are rod shaped with poles that are more focused than those of first division, [gamma]-Tubulin is distributed along the spindle fibers (Fig.
if all chromosomes are attached to spindle fibers, then mitosis can proceed).