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diakinesis

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noun dia·ki·ne·sis \ˌdī-ə-kə-ˈnē-səs, -(ˌ)kī-\

Definition of diakinesis

plural dia·ki·ne·sesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  the final stage of the meiotic prophase marked by contraction of the bivalents



Origin of diakinesis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1902


Medical Dictionary

diakinesis

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noun dia·ki·ne·sis \ˌdī-ə-kə-ˈnē-səs, -(ˌ)kī-\

Medical Definition of diakinesis

plural dia·ki·ne·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  the final stage of the meiotic prophase marked by contraction of the bivalents

  2. dia·ki·net·ic \-ˈnet-ik\play adjective




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