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In cytogenetics, a difference of shape or size in metaphase between the two homologous chromosomes.
[hetero- + G. morphē, shape]
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Ecological consequences and ontogeny of seed heteromorphism. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution andSystematics, vol.
Heteromorphism was not obvious in the transplantation tumor cells of HIF-1a/siRNA group and vascular systems were sparse in its tissues, but in SCR/siRNA group heteromorphism was obvious and vascular systems were increased.
Heteromorphism in one relatively large autosomal pair (subtelocentric/acrocentric) resulting in NFa = 71, was recorded in some specimens from Erbaa (Sozen et al.
Pollen and sperm heteromorphism: convergence across kingdom?
In several recent articles, he argues that, in the course of dealing with a problem of insight into insight and a problem of the subject as subject, Lonergan was on the verge of articulating a problem of the heteromorphism of subjectivity.
The karyotype of Hyla arborea japonica with some remarks on heteromorphism of the sex chromosome.
In terms of local neighbourhood relations, a partial heteromorphism of the two structures was detected.
Pollen aperture heteromorphism is not due to unreduced gametophyte.
Parental origin of the extra chromosome in the cat eye syndrome: Evidence from heteromorphism and in situ hybridization analysis.