Definition of Chiasmata

1. Noun. (plural of chiasma) ¹



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Definition of Chiasmata

1. chiasma [n] - See also: chiasma

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chiasmata

chiaroscuri
chiaroscurist
chiaroscurists
chiaroscuro
chiaroscuroed
chiaroscuros
chias
chiasm
chiasma
chiasma opticum
chiasma syndrome
chiasma tendinum
chiasmal
chiasmapexy
chiasmas
chiasmata (current term)
chiasmatic
chiasmatic cistern
chiasmatic groove
chiasmatic sulcus
chiasmi
chiasmic
chiasms
chiasmus
chiastic
chiastobasidial
chiastolite
chiaus
chiaused
chiauses

Literary usage of Chiasmata

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1. Statistical Inference from Genetic Data on Pedigrees by Elizabeth Alison Thompson (2000)
"5.4 The chiasmata avoidance process The vector (Ci, . . . , CL-I), specifies the avoidance and non-avoidance ... Let ,j,t be the probability of no chiasmata ..."

2. Statistics in Molecular Biology and Genetics: Selected Proceedings of a 1997 by Françoise Seillier-Moiseiwitsch (1999)
"Then p'^(fc) is the joint probability that A is in state i and B in state j given the occurrence of k chiasmata between them. The matrix P(k) can be also ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The first results in a close spatial relationship of homologs, and the second results in synopsis and formation of chiasmata. Colchicine reduces chiasma ..."

4. Review of Neurology and Psychiatry (1904)
"... in the head in certain sharks and in chameleon, and other woodcuts of sections of various chiasmata, and diagrams of the path of the pupil-light reflex. ..."

5. Statistics and Science: A Festschrift for Terry Speed by Darlene Renee Goldstein, Terry Speed (2003)
"... chromosomal pairs (the four chromatids) become aligned, at which time pairs of nonidentical homologous chromosomes form regions of contact (chiasmata). ..."

6. Dictionary of Hard Words by Robert Morris Pierce (1910)
"... in black and white [also spelt chiaro-oscuro] ki-a:-ra'ska:-mo. chiasm a. (two lines crost; decussation) ‘kai-azam. chiasma a. chiasm [plural chiasmata] ..."

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