Medical Dictionary

zygotene

noun zy·go·tene \ˈzī-gə-ˌtēn\

Definition of ZYGOTENE

:  the stage of meiotic prophase which immediately follows the leptotene and during which synapsis of homologous chromosomes occurs
zygotene adjective
March 29, 2015
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