zygotene

noun zy·go·tene \ ˈzī-gə-ˌtēn \

Definition of zygotene

: the stage of meiotic prophase which immediately follows the leptotene and during which synapsis of homologous chromosomes occurs

zygotene

adjective

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zygotene

noun zy·go·tene \ ˈzī-gə-ˌtēn \

medical Definition of zygotene

: the stage of meiotic prophase which immediately follows the leptotene and during which synapsis of homologous chromosomes occurs

zygotene

adjective

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