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Definition of the noun trisomy
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noun - plural: trisomies
- chrosomal abnormality in which there is one more than the normal number of chromosomes in a cell
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- more generic terms: chromosomal aberration / chromosomal anomaly / chromosonal disorder / chrosomal abnormality = any change in the normal structure or number of chromosomes
- more specific terms: Down's syndrome / Down syndrome / mongolianism / trisomy 21 / mongolism = a congenital disorder caused by having an extra 21st chromosome
Alternative definition of the noun trisomy
- The presence of three copies, instead of the normal two, of a particular chromosome of in an organism.
- coordinate terms: disomy
Trisomy: A chromosomal abnormality consisting of the presence of one chromosome in addition to the normal diploid number.
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Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews
A trisomy is a type of polysomy in which there are three instances of a particular ...
Biology, Biology by CTI Reviews
A trisomy is a type of polysomy in which there are three instances of ...
Human Anatomy (2016)
by CTI Reviews
A trisomy is a type of polysomy in which there are three instances of a particular chromosome, instead of the normal two.
by Mary P. Lindsey
Partial trisomy 14. Ann. Genet., 22:47. Partial trisomy 15q This very rare partial trisomyof the long armof chromosome 15 may cause restricted growth, small head, epilepsy, abnormalities of face andpalate, lowset ears, ...
by Philip Winn
Trisomy 21 refers to the acquisition of an extra copy (there are three not two— hence trisomy) of chromosome 21 at MEIOSIS (see CELL DIVISION;). The most common condition this leads to is DOWN SYNDROME, though there is also ...
Encyclopaedia of Environmental Pollution, Agriculture and Health Hazards: Nature conservation (2004)
by A. K. Shrivastava
trisomy 21 XXX, etc.) Hereditary Diseases It is thought that genetic causes account for 0.5 to 2% of ...
by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic
Conversely, low AFP levels are associated with chromosomal trisomy, fetal demise, and increased maternal weight.
Encyclopedia of Genetics (2014)
by Eric C.R. Reeve
Trisomy 21 leads to Down's syndrome and affected individuals have a characteristic appearance with a distinctive fold of the skin called the epicanthic fold and a protruding tongue, which causes the mouth to remain partially open. Growth ...
by Chris Brooker
trisomy n a type of aneuploidy. The presence of three chromosomes where normally they would be paired.
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- Trisomy 21 Meaning
Video shows what trisomy 21 means. The presence of three copies of the 21st chromosome in the karyotype.. trisomy 21 synonyms: Down syndrome. Trisomy 21 ...
- Trisomy Meaning
Video shows what trisomy means. The presence of three copies, instead of the normal two, of a particular chromosome of in an organism.. Trisomy Meaning.
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Scrabble value of T1R1I1S1O1M3Y4
The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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