asynapsis

asynapsis

[ey-si-nap-sis]
noun, plural asynapses [ey-si-nap-seez] . Genetics.
failure of the pairing of homologous chromosomes during meiosis.

Origin:
1925–30; a-6 + synapsis

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asynapsis (ˌeɪsɪnˈæpsɪs)
 
n
biology failure of pairing of chromosomes at meiosis

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