Pachynema



[pak-i-teen] /ˈpæk ɪ tin/

noun, Cell Biology.
1.
the third stage of prophase in meiosis, during which each chromosome pair separates into sister chromatids with some breakage and crossing over of genes.
/ˈpækɪˌtiːn/
noun
1.
the third stage of the prophase of meiosis during which the chromosomes become shorter and thicker and divide into chromatids

pachytene pach·y·tene (pāk’ĭ-tēn’)
n.
The third stage of the prophase of meiosis during which the homologous chromosomes become short and thick and divide into four distinct chromatids.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Pachynsis

    pachynsis pa·chyn·sis (pā-kĭn’sĭs) n. A pathological thickening of a bodily organ, tissue, or structure. pa·chyn’tic adj.

  • Pachyonychia

    pachyonychia pach·y·o·nych·i·a (pāk’ē-ō-nĭk’ē-ə) n. Abnormal thickness of the fingernails or toenails.



  • Pachyonychia congenita

    pachyonychia congenita pachyonychia con·gen·i·ta (kən-jěn’ĭ-tə) n. A hereditary syndrome marked by abnormal thickness and elevation of the nail plates, palmar and plantar hyperkeratosis, and a whitish and glazed tongue due to papillary atrophy. Also called Jadassohn-Lewandowsky syndrome.

  • Pachyperiostitis

    pachyperiostitis pach·y·per·i·os·ti·tis (pāk’ĭ-pěr’ē-ŏ-stō’sĭs) n. Proliferative thickening of the periosteum caused by inflammation.



Disclaimer: Pachynema definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.