Definition of Chiasmas

1. Noun. (plural of chiasma) ¹



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Definition of Chiasmas

1. chiasma [n] - See also: chiasma

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chiasmas

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

Literary usage of Chiasmas

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1. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1900)
"Each cord is really a double structure, connected at intervals by chiasmas, and so soon as it enters the radial it divides into two branches, ..."

2. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1906)
"commissure in BB, brachial chiasmas, chambered organ blind above, its extensions in stem and cirri, function partly nutritive ; REICHENSPERGER 10. ..."

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