¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Chiasmata

**1.** chiasma [n] - See also: chiasma

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### Lexicographical Neighbors of Chiasmata

### 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**] ..."