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Search Results for: chromosomal crossover

Chromosomal crossover

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

Homologous chromosome

A homologous chromosome pertains to one of a pair of chromosomes with the same gene sequence, loci, chromosomal length, and... 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

Mosaicism

Cells often go through many divisions before they become a part of an organism’s genetic make-up. This leaves room for... Read More

Pachytene

Definition noun The stage after zygotene and precedes diplotene, and is highlighted by homologous chromosomes shortening,... Read More

Synaptonemal complex

Definition noun, plural: synaptonemal complexes A complex protein structure that spans the region between the paired... 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