The final stage of the first prophase of meiosis. The chromosomes condense to their greatest extent during this stage and normally the nucleolus disappears and the fragments of the nuclear envelope disperse.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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