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Zygonema

Definition
noun, plural: zygonemas
The chromosome that start to pair in synapse with its homolog at prophase I of meiosis I.
Supplement
Word origin: from Ancient Greek word zygon (junction, yoke).
See also: prophase I, meiosis I


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