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chi•as•ma



Pronunciation: (kī-az'mu), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/chiasma.html on line 79 [key]
n.,
pl. -mas, -ma•taPronunciation: (-mu-tu). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/chiasma.html on line 97 [key]

1. Anat.a crossing or decussation, as that of the optic nerves at the base of the brain.
2. Cell Biol.a point of overlap of paired chromatids at which fusion and exchange of genetic material take place during prophase of meiosis. Also,chi•asmPronunciation: (kī'az-um). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/chiasma.html on line 123 [key]

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/chiasma.html on line 157 chiasma (Encyclopedia)

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