-tene

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1-tene

adjective combining form

Definition of -TENE

:  having (such or so many) chromosomal filaments <polytene> <pachytene>

Origin of -TENE

French -tène, from Latin taenia ribbon, band — more at taenia

2-tene

noun combining form

Definition of -TENE

:  stage of meiotic prophase characterized by (such) chromosomal filaments <diplotene> <pachytene>

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