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1. nondisjunction

noun. meiosis in which there is a failure of paired homologous chromosomes to separate; results in an abnormal number of chromosomes in the daughter cells.

Synonyms

  • miosis
  • meiosis

Etymology

  • disjunction (English)
  • non- (English)
  • non (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word nondisjunction


1. Noun, singular or mass
This leads to one cell containing two copies of the chromosome, while the other cell has none, a process called nondisjunction.

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