Definition of Chiasma. Meaning of Chiasma. Synonyms of Chiasma

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Definition of Chiasma

Chiasma
Chiasm Chi"asm, Chiasma Chi*as"ma, n. [NL. chiasma, fr. Gr. ? two lines placed crosswise, fr. ? to mark with a [chi].] (Anat.) A commissure; especially, the optic commissure, or crucial union of the optic nerves. -- Chi*as"mal, a..

Meaning of Chiasma from wikipedia

- In genetics, a chiasma (pl. chiasmata) is the point of contact, the physical link, between two (non-sister) chromatids belonging to homologous chromosomes...
- chiasm, where either two nerves cross in the body midline (e.g. Optic chiasma) A crossing of fibres inside a nerve reversing their mapping A tendinous...
- The optic chiasm, or optic chiasma ( /ɒptɪk kaɪæzəm/; Gr****: χίασμα, "crossing", from the Gr**** χιάζω, "to mark with an X", after the Gr**** letter "Chi")...
- decussatio is used, e.g. decussatio pyramidum. Similarly, the anatomical term chiasma is named after the Gr**** uppercase 'Χ' (chi). Whereas a decussation refers...
- described the phenomenon in 1909 and had called it "chiasmatypie". The term chiasma is linked, if not identical, to chromosomal crossover. Morgan immediately...
- (1543 image from Andreas Vesalius' Fabrica) Details Identifiers Latin chiasma opti**** NeuroLex ID birnlex_1416 Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy [edit...
- DNA segments between the two homologous chromosomes at a site called a chiasma (plural: chiasmata). This physical strand exchange and the cohesion between...
- on Mannerheimintie in Helsinki, Finland. Its name kiasma, Finnish for chiasma, alludes to the basic conceptual idea of its architect, Steven Holl. Kiasma...
- cell axons and glial cells; it extends from the optic disc to the optic chiasma and continues as the optic tract to the lateral geniculate nucleus, pretectal...
- In facial anatomy, the modiolus is a chiasma of facial muscles held together by fibrous tissue, located lateral and slightly superior to each angle of...
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