nondisjunction definition

  • noun:
    • The failure of paired chromosomes or sister chromatids to separate and head to different cells during meiosis.
    • The failure of chromosome sets to separate your lives precisely during meiosis
    • meiosis which discover a deep failing of paired homologous chromosomes to separate your lives; results in an abnormal quantity of chromosomes into the child cells

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