Definition of terminalization in English:

terminalization

(also terminalisation)

noun

Biology
  • Movement of a chiasma from its original position to a more terminal position during meiosis; an instance of this.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Cyril Darlington (1903–1981), cytogeneticist and evolutionist. From terminal + -ization.

Pronunciation

terminalization

/ˌtəːmɪn(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃn//ˌtəːmɪnəlʌɪˈzeɪʃn/