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Medical Term:

disjunction

Pronunciation: dis-junk'shun

Definition: The normal separation of pairs of chromosomes at the anaphase stage of meiosis I or II.

[dis- + L. junctio, a joining, fr. jungo, pp. junctum, to join]

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