diplotene

noun
dip·lo·tene | \ ˈdi-plə-ˌtēn \

Definition of diplotene 

: a stage of meiotic prophase which follows the pachytene and during which the paired homologous chromosomes begin to separate and chiasmata become visible

First Known Use of diplotene

1925, in the meaning defined above

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diplotene

noun
dip·lo·tene | \ ˈdip-lə-ˌtēn \

Medical Definition of diplotene 

: a stage of meiotic prophase which follows the pachytene and during which the paired homologous chromosomes begin to separate and chiasmata become visible

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diplotene adjective

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