HyperDic: nondisjunction

English > 1 sense of the word nondisjunction:
NOUNprocessnondisjunctionmeiosis in which there is a failure of paired homologous chromosomes to separate
English > nondisjunction: 1 sense > noun 1, process
Meaningmeiosis in which there is a failure of paired homologous chromosomes to separate; results in an abnormal number of chromosomes in the daughter cells.
Broadermeiosis, miosis, reduction division(genetics) cell division that produces reproductive cells in sexually reproducing organisms

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