heterokinesis

noun
het·​ero·​kinesis | \ ¦hetə(ˌ)rō+ \

Definition of heterokinesis

: qualitative nuclear division used of the meiotic reduction division in the heterogametic sex

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heterokinetic \ "+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for heterokinesis

New Latin, from heter- + -kinesis

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“Heterokinesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heterokinesis. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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