Meaning of meiotic in English:


Pronunciation /mʌɪˈɒtɪk/


See meiosis

‘Males can, therefore, arise spontaneously, as a result of the rare meiotic loss of an X chromosome.’
  • ‘Subsequently, one of the two mating-type alleles was lost during mitotic or meiotic divisions.’
  • ‘Several models have been proposed to explain the mechanism responsible for meiotic recombination.’
  • ‘The absence of chiasmata can readily account for the observed defect in meiotic chromosome segregation.’
  • ‘During the first meiotic division, homologous chromosomes pair and segregate into two cells.’