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  • n. The fourth stage of prophase of meiosis, during which homologous chromosome pairs begin to separate and chiasmata become visible

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the fourth stage of the prophase of meiosis, when the paired chromosomes being to separate. This stage follows the pachytene.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the fourth stage of the prophase of meiosis

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