Parasynapsis



[par-uh-si-nap-sis] /ˌpær ə sɪˈnæp sɪs/

noun, Biology.
1.
the conjugation of chromosomes side by side; .
/ˌpærəsɪˈnæpsɪs/
noun
1.
another name for synapsis (sense 1)

parasynapsis par·a·sy·nap·sis (pār’ə-sĭ-nāp’sĭs)
n.
Side-to-side union of homologous chromosomes in the process of reduction.

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