diakinesis

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

Definition of diakinesis

plural

diakineses

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

Origin and Etymology of diakinesis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1902


Medical Dictionary

diakinesis

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

Medical Definition of diakinesis

plural

diakineses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  the final stage of the meiotic prophase marked by contraction of the bivalents

diakinetic

\-ˈnet-ik\play adjective

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