Synapsis definitions

sĭ-năp'sĭs
The side-by-side association of homologous chromosomes during the first prophase of meiosis.
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The association side by side of homologous maternal and paternal paired chromosomes in the early stages of meiosis.
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The side-by-side association of homologous chromosomes during the first prophase of meiosis.
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Alternative form of synapse.
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Origin of synapsis

New Latin from Greek sunapsis point of contact synapse