Medical Definition of Cruciform structure

1. A structure, shaped like a cross, which can form during homologous recombination when inverted base-pair repeats pair with each other on the same strand of DNA instead of with homologous sections on a different strand of DNA. (09 Oct 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cruciform Structure

crucifies
crucifix
crucifix fish
crucifixes
crucifixion
crucifixionlike
crucifixions
crucifixlike
cruciform
cruciform eminence
cruciform ligament of atlas
cruciform loops
cruciform structure (current term)
cruciforms
crucify
crucifying
crucigerous
cruciverbalism
cruciverbalist
cruciverbalists
cruck
crucks
crudded
cruddier
cruddiest
cruddiness

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