[lep-tuh-teen] /ˈlɛp təˌtin/
noun, Cell Biology.
a stage of cell division during the prophase of meiosis, in which the chromosomes are not distinct but appear as a mass of entangled threads.
the first stage of the prophase of meiosis during which the nuclear material becomes resolved into slender single-stranded chromosomes
leptotene lep·to·tene (lěp’tə-tēn’)
The early stage of prophase in meiosis in which the replicated chromosomes contract and become visible as long filaments well separated from one another.
Leptotrombidium Lep·to·trom·bid·i·um (lěp’tō-trŏm-bĭd’ē-əm) n. A genus of trombiculid mites that serve as vectors of tsutsugamushi disease in China, Southeast Asia, Australia, and various islands in the Pacific Ocean.
[lep-uh s, lee-puh s] /ˈlɛp əs, ˈli pəs/ noun, genitive Leporis [lep-er-is] /ˈlɛp ər ɪs/ (Show IPA). Astronomy. 1. the Hare, a small southern constellation south of Orion. /ˈlɛpəs; ˈliː-/ noun (Latin genitive) Leporis (ˈlɛpərɪs) 1. a small constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Orion and Columba
[luh pwee] /lə ˈpwi/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Haute-Loire, in central France: cathedral. [oht-lwar] /oʊtˈlwar/ noun 1. a department in central France. 1931 sq. mi. (5000 sq. km). Capital: Le Puy. /French otlwar/ noun 1. a department of S central France, in Auvergne region. Capital: Le Puy. Pop: 213 993 […]
[luh pwee] /lə ˈpwi/ noun 1. a city in and the capital of Haute-Loire, in central France: cathedral.