diplotene


dip·lo·tene

noun \ˈdi-plə-ˌtēn\

Definition of DIPLOTENE

:  a stage of meiotic prophase which follows the pachytene and during which the paired homologous chromosomes begin to separate and chiasmata become visible
diplotene adjective

Origin of DIPLOTENE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1925

dip·lo·tene

noun \ˈdip-lə-ˌtēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIPLOTENE

: a stage of meiotic prophase which follows the pachytene and during which the paired homologous chromosomes begin to separate and chiasmata become visible
diplotene adjective

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