asynapsis









asynapsis


asynapsis [ey-si-nap-sis] Word Origin noun, plural a·syn·ap·ses [ey-si-nap-seez] /ˌeɪ sɪˈnæp siz/. Genetics.

  1. failure of the pairing of homologous chromosomes during meiosis.

Origin of asynapsis First recorded in 1925–30; a-6 + synapsis British Dictionary definitions for asynapsis asynapsis noun

  1. biology failure of pairing of chromosomes at meiosis

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