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

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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

diplotene

adjective

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