The synizesis and synapsis stages are similar to those in Chelymorpha (figs. 61 and 62).
synizesis syn·i·ze·sis (sĭn'ĭ-zē'sĭs)
Closure or obliteration of the pupil of the eye.
The phase of meiosis in some species in which the chromatin contracts into a mass at one side of the nucleus.