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syn•ap•sis



Pronunciation: (si-nap'sis), [key]
n.,
pl. -sesPronunciation: (-sēz). [key]

1. Also called syndesis. Cell Biol.the pairing of homologous chromosomes, one from each parent, during early meiosis.
2. Physiol.synapse.

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