pachytene definition

  • noun:
    • The third stage associated with the prophase of meiosis when the homologous chromosomes become brief and thick and divide into four distinct chromatids.
    • The third prophase of meiosis, when the chromosomes shorten and divide into four chromatids
    • the next stage of the prophase of meiosis, the stage where the pairing of homologous chromosomes has-been finished.
    • the next stage for the prophase of meiosis

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