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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of polytenize.
  • adjective Modified by polytenization

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Examples

  • The chromosomes in Drosophila salivary glands are polytenized-meaning that they undergo multiple rounds of replication without cell division, resulting in giant chromosomes, which can be easily visualized by a light microscope.

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