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diplonema

/ (ˌdɪpləʊˈniːmə) /
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noun
biology a less common name for diplotene
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Medical definitions for diplonema

diplonema
[ dĭp′lə-nēmə ]

n. pl. dip•lo•ne•mas
The doubled form of the chromosome strand visible at the diplotene stage of meiosis.
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