diakinesis

noun
dia·​ki·​ne·​sis | \ˌdī-ə-kə-ˈnē-səs, -(ˌ)kī-\
plural diakineses\-​ˌsēz \

Definition of diakinesis 

: the final stage of the meiotic prophase marked by contraction of the bivalents

First Known Use of diakinesis

circa 1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for diakinesis

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diakinesis

noun
dia·​ki·​ne·​sis | \ˌdī-ə-kə-ˈnē-səs, -(ˌ)kī- \
plural diakineses\-​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of diakinesis 

: the final stage of the meiotic prophase marked by contraction of the bivalents

Other Words from diakinesis

diakinetic \-​ˈnet-​ik \ adjective

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