paghytene defined in 1951 yearpaghytene - paghytene;
paghytene - Stage in prophase of first division of meiosis, following zygotene, in which each of the paired chromosomes of the bivalents begins to shorten and thicken and now appears doubled as two chroma tids. The group of four associated chroma tids formed from each pair of chromosomes is known as a tetrad.
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