diakinesis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n diakinesis the final stage of the prophase of meiosis
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n diakinesis In cytology, the segmented spireme stage in the primary oöeyte or spermatocyte. This stage follows synapsis and is characterized by the persistence of the chromosomes for some time in the form of double rods.
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