leptotene

Classical term for the first stage of prophase I of meiosis, during which the chromosomes condense and become visible.

leptotene

[n] - the first stage of the prophase of meiosis
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leptotene

<cell biology, genetics> Classical term for the first stage of prophase I of meiosis, during which the chromosomes condense and become visible. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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leptotene

noun the first stage of the prophase of meiosis
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leptotene

(lepĀ“to-tēn) the first stage of prophase in meiosis I, in which the chromosomes are threadlike.
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leptotene

Type: Term Pronunciation: lep′tō-tēn Definitions: 1. Early stage of prophase in meiosis in which the chromosomes contract and become visible as long filaments well separated from each other. Synonyms: leptonema
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Leptotene

Prophase I in meiosis consists of four sub steps: (1)leptotene (2)zygotene (3)pachytene (4)diplotene During leptotene the chromosomes condense. During zygotene they pair up. During pachytene they recombine During diplotene they synthesise. ...
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