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Medical Term:

heterokinesis

Pronunciation: het'er-o-ki-ne'sis

Definition: Differential distribution of X and Y chromosomes during meiotic cell division.

Synonym(s): heterokinesia

[hetero- + G. kinesis, movement hetero- + G. kinesis, movement]

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