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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]

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.
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