diakinesis

noun dia·ki·ne·sis \ ˌdī-ə-kə-ˈnē-səs , -(ˌ)kī- \

Definition of diakinesis

plural diakineses play \-ˌsēz\
:the final stage of the meiotic prophase marked by contraction of the bivalents

Origin and Etymology of diakinesis

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

diakinesis

noun dia·ki·ne·sis \ ˌdī-ə-kə-ˈnē-səs, -(ˌ)kī- \

medical Definition of diakinesis

plural diakineses play \-ˌsēz\
:the final stage of the meiotic prophase marked by contraction of the bivalents

diakinetic

play \-ˈnet-ik\ adjective

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