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chiasmatypy

[ kahy-az-muh-tahy-pee ]
/ kaɪˈæz məˌtaɪ pi /
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noun Genetics.
the process of chiasma formation, which is the basis for crossing over.
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chi·as·ma·type, adjective, noun
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