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glossary:monosomy

(1) Missing one chromosome from a pair. For example, if a female has one X chromosome (X monosomy) rather than two, Turner syndrome is the result.

(2) The presence of only one chromosome from a pair; partial monosomy refers to the presence of only one copy of a segment of a chromosome

glossary/monosomy.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)