heteromorphism


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het·er·o·morph·ism

(het'ĕr-ō-mōrf'izm),
In cytogenetics, a difference of shape or size in metaphase between the two homologous chromosomes.
[hetero- + G. morphē, shape]
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Heterochromatin heterogeneity and chromosome heteromorphism in Cerdocyon thous (Mammalia: Canidae).
This might be related to partial heteromorphism of experiential and semantic knowledge of emotions, found in earlier studies of Estonian lexicon of emotion (Vainik 2006).
If it is the case that there is a partial heteromorphism of experiential and semantic knowledge of emotions, a more general question arises.
Foliar heteromorphism in Populus (Salicaceae), a source of confusion in the taxonomy of Tertiary leaf remains.
Position and heteromorphism were found to affect germinability in Hedypnois cretica (L.
Localization of heteromorphisms of FISH-rDNA between homologue chromosomes and between sister chromatids, and the presence of interstitial hybridization signals was found in metacentric and onto submetacentric chromosomes.