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syz·y·gy

(siz'i-jē),
1. The association of gregarine protozoans end-to-end or in lateral pairing (without sexual fusion).
2. Pairing of chromosomes in meiosis.
Synonym(s): syzygium
[G. syzygios, yoked, bound together, fr. syn, together, + zygon, a yoke]

syzygy

/syz·y·gy/ (siz´ĭ-je) the conjunction and fusion of organs without the loss of identity.syzyg´ial

syz·y·gy

(siz'i-jē)
1. Association of gregarine protozoans end-to-end or in lateral pairing (without sexual fusion).
2. Pairing of chromosomes in meiosis.
[G. syzygios, yoked, bound together, fr. syn, together, + zygon, a yoke]

syzygy

the aggregation in a mass of certain protozoans, especially when occurring before sexual reproduction.

syzygy

1. the fusion of organs without the loss of identity by either.
2. temporary adherence of male and female protozoa of the subclass Gregarinomorpha before numerical increase occurs by sporogony.
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