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1. Achiasmatic
Undergoing meiosis , a process where the cell 's nucleus divides, without reaching the stage at which homologous chromatid s pair to exchange genetic material (called chiasma ta).

2. Acrosyndesis
A type of pairing that occurs during meiosis , a process where the cell 's nucleus divides, which involves the terminal portions of homologous chromosomes .

3. Ameiosis
A form of nuclear division which does not reduce the number of chromosome s because both of the nuclear divisions normally part of the process of meiosis have failed to occur.

4. Anaphase I
The stage in the first meiotic division of meiosis that follows metaphase I . The pairs of homologous chromosome s are separated from each other and moved to opposite ends of the cell . This stage begins as soon as homologous chromosomes begin separating and ends when the chromosome s arrive at opposite ends of the cell.

5. Anaphase II
The stage in the second meiotic division of meiosis that follows metaphase II . In each cell produced during the first meiotic division , the paired chromatid s are separated from each other and moved to opposite ends of the cell. The stage begins as soon as the centromere s connecting each chromatid to its pair break and ends when the two new sets of chromosome s arrive at opposite ends of each cell.

6. Asexual
Not forming part of a cycle which involves fertilization and meiosis .

7. Assortment
A way in which meiosis produces new combinations of genetic information. Paternal and maternal chromosomes line up randomly during synapsis , so each daughter cell is likely to receive an assortment of maternal and paternal chromosomes rather than a complete set from either.

8. Aster
Short fibers produced by cells during mitosis and meiosis . These radiate from the centriole (if it is present).

9. Balanced chromosome
A chromosome which is unable to pair with its homologue and participate in homologus recombination during meiosis because it contains several inversion mutations (that is, has segments which have become flip-flopped).

10. Bivalent (tetrad)
A pair of homologous chromosome s which have joined together (are synaps ed) during prophase I and metaphase I of meiosis .


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