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re·con

(rē'kon),
Obsolete term for the smallest unit (corresponding to a single DNA nucleotide) of recombination or crossing-over between two homologous chromosomes.

recon

An obsolete term for the smallest possible unit of DNA recombination (crossing over)—i.e., one nucleotide.

recon

The smallest genetic unit capable of recombination.

recon

the smallest genetic unit between two of which RECOMBINATION can take place, effectively a DNA base.