autosyndesis

autosyndesis

[¦ȯd·ō¦sin·də·səs]
(cell and molecular biology)
The act of pairing of homologous chromosomes from the same parent during meiosis in polyploids.
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Hordeum depressum was accordingly considered an autotetraploid, and pairing in the hybrid with Hordelymus was reinterpreted as autosyndesis between the H.