Medical Definition of Pachynema

1. Classical term for the third stage of prophase I of meiosis, during which the homologous chromosomes are closely paired and crossing over takes place. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pachynema

pachyhymenic
pachyleptomeningitis
pachylosis
pachymenia
pachymenic
pachymeninges
pachymeningitis
pachymeningitis externa
pachymeningitis interna
pachymeningopathy
pachymeninx
pachymeter
pachymeters
pachymetric
pachymetry
pachynema (current term)
pachynsis
pachyntic
pachyonychia
pachyonychia congenita
pachyosteosclerosis
pachyostosis
pachyote
pachyotia
pachyperiostitis
pachyperitonitis
pachyphyllous
pachypleuritis
pachypleurosaur
pachypleurosaurs

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