premeiotic

adjective
pre·​mei·​ot·​ic | \ ˌprē-mī-ˈä-tik How to pronounce premeiotic (audio) \
variants: or less commonly pre-meiotic

Definition of premeiotic

: of, occurring in, or typical of a stage prior to meiosis premeiotic DNA synthesis premeiotic tissue

First Known Use of premeiotic

1905, in the meaning defined above

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“Premeiotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/premeiotic. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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premeiotic

adjective
pre·​mei·​ot·​ic | \ -mī-ˈät-ik How to pronounce premeiotic (audio) \

Medical Definition of premeiotic

: of, occurring in, or typical of a stage prior to meiosis premeiotic DNA synthesis premeiotic tissue

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