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Search Results for: tetrad

Tetrad

Definition noun, plural: tetrads (1) (cell biology) A group of four closely associated chromatids of a homologous pair... 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

Zygotene

Definition noun, plural: zygotenes The sub-stage of prophase I of meiosis I in which the homologous chromosomes pair or come... Read More

Pachytene

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

Diplotene

Definition noun The late stage of prophase I of meiosis I in which homologous chromosome pairs begin to separate and move... Read More

Sarcina

Sarcina (Science: biology) A genus of bacteria found in various organic fluids, especially in those those of the stomach,... Read More

Law of Segregation

Mendel’s Laws of Inheritance The father of genetics, Gregor Mendel, reported his findings in 1860 that were initially... 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