syn.ap.ti.ne.mal complex
noun see synaptonemal complex

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • synaptonemal complex — syn·ap·to·ne·mal complex sə .nap tə .nē məl or syn·ap·ti·ne·mal complex same n a complex triparite protein structure that spans the region between synapsed chromosomes in meiotic prophase * * * a ladderlike structure consisting of two lateral… …   Medical dictionary

  • synaptonemal complex — noun Etymology: synaptic + o or i + Greek nēma thread more at nemat Date: 1958 a complex tripartite protein structure that spans the region between synapsed chromosomes in meiotic prophase called also syn.ap.ti.ne.mal complex …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • synaptinemalcomplex — syn·ap·ti·ne·mal complex also syn·ap·to·ne·mal complex (sĭ năpʹtə nĕm əl) n. A ribbonlike structure consisting of three protein components and extending across the region of synapsed chromosomes during the prophase of meiosis.   [synaptic + Greek …   Universalium

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