allosyndesis

noun
al·​lo·​syn·​de·​sis
plural allosyndeses\ -​əˌsēz \

Definition of allosyndesis

: pairing at meiosis of nonhomologous chromosomes from the diverse sets of an allopolyploid individual — compare autosyndesis

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Other Words from allosyndesis

allosyndetic \ ¦⸗⸗(ˌ)sin¦detik \ adjective
allosyndetically \ -​ə̇k(ə)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of allosyndesis

1935, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for allosyndesis

New Latin, from all- + syndesis

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“Allosyndesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/allosyndesis. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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