\\kīˈazməˌtīp-\ adjective
Etymology: back-formation from chiasmatypy
: or or relating to chiasmatypy

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  • chiasmatype — chi·as·ma·type …   English syllables

  • chiasmatype theory — A Genetic theory postulating chiasmata are the result of crossing over; being formed at the right points at which the exchange between (non sister) chromatids took place …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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

  • 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 — 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

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