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Search Results for: chiasma

Chiasma

ChiasmaThe point of contact between paired chromatids during meiosis, resulting in a cross-shaped configuration and... Read More

Meiosis

What is Meiosis? A simple definition of meiosis would be is this: meiosis is the process of cell division that results in... Read More

Prophase I

Definition noun The first stage in the first meiotic division of meiosis characterized by having five sub-stages namely... Read More

Metaphase I

Definition noun The second stage in the first meiotic division after prophase I, and highlights the alignment of paired... Read More

Non-sister chromatid

Definition noun, plural: non-sister chromatids Either of the two chromatids of any of the paired (homologous)... Read More

Chromosomal crossover

Chromosomal Crossover Definition noun A process occurring during meiosis wherein homologous chromosomes pair up and... Read More

Y linkage

Definition noun, plural: Y linkages (genetics) A form of sex linkage involving particularly the Y chromosome Supplement Sex... Read More