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Noun Concept
Categories: Articles with short description, Genetics, Cell cycle
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chiasma  decussation  chiasm
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An intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X WordNet 3.0
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An intersection or crossing of two tracts in the form of the letter X WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In genetics, a chiasma is the point where two homologous non-sister chromatids exchange genetic material during chromosomal crossover in meiosis. Wikipedia
Decussation is used in biological contexts to describe a crossing. Wikipedia
The point where two chromatids are intertwined (interwoven) in a cell Wikipedia Disambiguation
Anatomical crossing Wikidata
Connection formed between chromatids, visible during meiosis, thought to be the point of the interchange involved in crossing-over Wikidata
The contact point between the two chromatids of a chromosome during meiosis. Wiktionary
A crossing or intersection of lines etc. so as to form an X-shape. Wiktionary