[[t]kaɪˈæz məˌtaɪ pi[/t]] n.
gen the process of chiasma formation, which is the basis for crossing over
Compare crossing over chi•as′ma•type`, adj. n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • chiasmatypy — chiasmatype, adj., n. /kuy az meuh tuy pee/, n. Genetics. the process of chiasma formation, which is the basis for crossing over. Cf. crossing over. [CHIASMA + TYPE + Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • chiasmatypy — chi·as·ma·typy …   English syllables

  • chiasmatypy — ˌtīpē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary chiasma (from New Latin chiasma) + typy; originally formed as French chiasmatypie : the spiral twisting of homologous chromosomes during zygoten …   Useful english dictionary

  • chiasmatype — kīˈazməˌtīp adjective Etymology: back formation from chiasmatypy : or or relating to chiasmatypy …   Useful english dictionary

  • χιασματυπία — η, Ν βιολ. φαινόμενο τής γενετικής, κατά το οποίο επέρχεται με χίασμα ανταλλαγή τών τύπων δύο γονιδίων μη ομόλογων χρωματοσωμάτων, με αποτέλεσμα, συχνά, τη δημιουργία μεταλλάξεων. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. chiasmatypy < χίασμα +… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • chiasmatype theory — noun : a theory in biology: genetic crossing over and chiasma formation are causally related compare chiasmatypy …   Useful english dictionary

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