[pak-i-teen] /ˈpæk ɪ tin/
noun, Cell Biology.
the third stage of prophase in meiosis, during which each chromosome pair separates into sister chromatids with some breakage and crossing over of genes.
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’)
The third stage of the prophase of meiosis during which the homologous chromosomes become short and thick and divide into four distinct chromatids.
pachyvaginalitis pach·y·vag·i·nal·i·tis (pāk’ē-vāj’ə-nə-lī’tĭs) n. Chronic inflammation, with thickening, of the tunica vaginalis testis.
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pachyvaginitis pach·y·vag·i·ni·tis (pāk’ē-vāj’ə-nī’tĭs) n. Chronic vaginitis with thickening and hardening of the vaginal walls.
pacifarin pa·cif·a·rin (pə-sĭf’ər-ĭn) n. Any of various bacterial products that, introduced in small amounts, protect an organism from an infection or a disease without killing the infectious agent.