despiralization

noun

de·​spiralization
(¦)dē,
də̇+
biology
: the uncoiling of the helical chromonema that is especially evident toward the end of the meiotic prophase
despiralize
(ˈ)dē
də̇+
intransitive verb

Word History

Etymology

de- + spiralization

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“Despiralization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/despiralization. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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