Synizesis



noun, Phonetics.
1.
the combination into one syllable of two vowels (or of a vowel and a diphthong) that do not form a diphthong.
noun
1.
(phonetics) the contraction of two vowels originally belonging to separate syllables into a single syllable, without diphthongization Compare syneresis
2.
(cytology) the contraction of chromatin towards one side of the nucleus during the prophase of meiosis

synizesis syn·i·ze·sis (sĭn’ĭ-zē’sĭs)
n.

Closure or obliteration of the pupil of the eye.

The phase of meiosis in some species in which the chromatin contracts into a mass at one side of the nucleus.

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