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    Tetrad

Lilium grandiflorumPetunia hybrida
meiosis: cytokinesis in Lilium
meiosis: cytokinesis in Petunia
Tetrad (Gr tetra = four) is the name given to the period within post-meiostic differentiation during which the four microspores (sometimes also the megaspores) are still together. They are only separated by a temporary cell wall.

last modified: 1 Oct 2011