Associations to the word «Pachytene»

Wiktionary

PACHYTENE, noun. (biology) The third prophase of meiosis, during which the chromosomes shorten and divide into four chromatids

Dictionary definition

PACHYTENE, noun. The third stage of the prophase of meiosis.

Wise words

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