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n. [Gr. leptos, thin; nema, thread]
A chromatin thread or chromosome at leptotene stage of prophase I in meiosis; sometimes used as a synonym of leptotene stage; see leptotene.

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  • leptonema — leptonema. = leptotene (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Leptonēma — (L. Juss., Spr.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Euphorbiaceae Phyllantheae; Art: L. venosum, auf Madagascar …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • leptonema — Formación cromosómica trenzada en la fase de leptotene de la primera profase meiótica de la gametogénesis, antes del comienzo de la sinapsis. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • Leptonema —   Leptonema …   Wikipedia Español

  • leptonema — ˈleptəˈnēmə noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from lept + nema : a chromatin thread or chromosome at leptotene : a meiotic chromosome before the beginning of synapsis compare pachynema * * * leptonema, n. Cytol. (lɛptəʊˈniːmə) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leptonema — Taxobox name = Leptonema regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Malpighiales familia = Phyllanthaceae tribus = Antidesmeae subtribus = Antidesminae genus = Leptonema genus authority = A.Juss. subdivision ranks =… …   Wikipedia

  • leptonema — See leptotene …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • leptonema — noun The stage during meiosis Prophase 1 where the chromosomes condense after S phase and interphase, resulting in the recombination of haploid chromosome pairs with sister chromatids held by a single non dividing centromeres, and followed by the …   Wiktionary

  • leptonema — SYN: leptotene. [lepto + G. nema, thread] * * * lep·to·ne·ma .lep tə nē mə n a chromatin thread or chromosome at the leptotene stage of meiotic prophase * * * lep·to·ne·ma (lep″to neґmə) [lepto + Gr. nēma thread] leptotene …   Medical dictionary

  • leptonema — lep·to·ne·ma …   English syllables