asynapsis

noun asyn·ap·sis \ ˌā-sə-ˈnap-səs \

Definition of asynapsis

plural asynapses play \-ˌsēz\
: failure of pairing of homologous chromosomes in meiosis

Origin and Etymology of asynapsis

New Latin 2a- + synapsis


Medical Dictionary

asynapsis

noun asyn·ap·sis \ ˌā-sə-ˈnap-səs \

medical Definition of asynapsis

plural asynapses play \-ˌsēz\
: failure of pairing of homologous chromosomes in meiosis

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