Meaning of NONDISJUNCTION in English


Pronunciation: ˌ nän-dis- ' j ə ŋ (k)-sh ə n

Function: noun

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary

Date: 1913

: failure of homologous chromosomes or sister chromatids to separate subsequent to metaphase in meiosis or mitosis so that one daughter cell has both and the other neither of the chromosomes

– non · dis · junc · tion · al \ -shn ə l, -sh ə -n ə l \ adjective

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