telosynapsis

noun

telo·​syn·​ap·​sis -sə-ˈnap-səs How to pronounce telosynapsis (audio)
plural telosynapses -ˌsēz How to pronounce telosynapsis (audio)
: synapsis of chromosomes by end-to-end union that is now known to be an observational artifact
telosynaptic adjective

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“Telosynapsis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/telosynapsis. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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