Definition of amphitelic in US English:

amphitelic

adjective

Biology
  • Designating or exhibiting attachment of sister kinetochores (centromeres) of a mitotic or meiotic chromosome to opposite poles of the spindle.

Origin

1960s. From amphi- + ancient Greek τέλος end, completion + -ic, after German amphitel.

Pronunciation

amphitelic

/ˌamfɪˈtɛlɪk/