telosynapsis

noun
telo·​syn·​ap·​sis | \ -sə-ˈnap-səs How to pronounce telosynapsis (audio) \
plural telosynapses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce telosynapses (audio) \

Medical Definition of telosynapsis

: synapsis of chromosomes by end-to-end union that is now known to be an observational artifact

Other Words from telosynapsis

telosynaptic \ -​sə-​ˈnap-​tik How to pronounce telosynaptic (audio) \ adjective

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“Telosynapsis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/telosynapsis. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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