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asynapsis

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noun asyn·ap·sis \ˌā-sə-ˈnap-səs\

Definition of asynapsis

plural

asynapses

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  1. :  failure of pairing of homologous chromosomes in meiosis



Origin and Etymology of asynapsis

New Latin 2a- + synapsis


First Known Use: 1930


Medical Dictionary

asynapsis

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noun asyn·ap·sis \ˌā-sə-ˈnap-səs\

Medical Definition of asynapsis

plural

asynapses

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  1. :  failure of pairing of homologous chromosomes in meiosis




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