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syn·i·ze·sis

(sin'i-zē'sis),
1. Closure or obliteration of the pupil.
2. The massing of chromatin at one side of the nucleus that occurs usually at the beginning of synapsis.
[G. collapse]

synizesis

(sĭn′ĭ-zē′sĭs)
n. pl. synize·ses (-sēz)
Biology The phase of meiosis in some species in which the chromatin contracts into a mass at one side of the nucleus.

syn·i·ze·sis

(sin'i-zē'sis)
1. Closure or obliteration of the pupil.
2. The massing of chromatin at one side of the nucleus that occurs usually at the beginning of synapsis.
[G. collapse]