terminalization

noun

ter·​mi·​nal·​iza·​tion
ˌtərmənᵊlə̇ˈzāshən,
-ᵊlˌīz-
plural -s
: the movement of transverse bonds between paired chromosomes in meiosis from their points of origin toward the ends of the chromosomes

Word History

Etymology

terminal entry 1 + -ization

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“Terminalization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terminalization. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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