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Diakinesis

Definition

noun

The final stage of prophase I of meiosis I in which the chromosomes condense, the nucleolus fragments and the nuclear envelope disperse.


Supplement

During the first prophase of meiosis I, there are five sub-stages: leptotene, zygotene, pachytene, diplotene and diakinesis.


Word origin: from Greek diakinese

Related forms: diakinetic (adjective)

See also: prophase I, meiosis I


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