synaptinemal complex


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syn·ap·to·ne·mal com·plex

a submicroscopic structure interposed between the homologous chromosome pairs during synapsis.

synaptinemal complex

also

synaptonemal complex

(sĭ-năp′tə-nĕm′əl)
n.
A ribbonlike structure consisting of three protein components and extending across the region of synapsed chromosomes during the prophase of meiosis.

syn·ap·ti·ne·mal com·plex

(si-nap'ti-nē'măl kom'pleks)
A submicroscopic structure interposed between the homologous chromosome pairs during synapsis.
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