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1. leptotene

noun. the first stage of the prophase of meiosis.

Synonyms

  • phase
  • prophase
  • stage

Antonyms

  • desynchronize

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Example sentences of the word leptotene


1. Noun, singular or mass
In the *leptotene* phase, all of the structures of the not-yet-paired homologous chromosomes begin to condense, similar to what occurs in prophase in mitosis.

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