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Definition of the noun trisomy

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noun - plural: trisomies

  1. chrosomal abnormality in which there is one more than the normal number of chromosomes in a cell

Alternative definition of the noun trisomy

noun

  1. The presence of three copies, instead of the normal two, of a particular chromosome of in an organism.

Explanation

Trisomy: A chromosomal abnormality consisting of the presence of one chromosome in addition to the normal diploid number.

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Google previewEssentials of Human Diseases and Conditions (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

A trisomy is a type of polysomy in which there are three instances of a particular ...

Google previewBiology, Today and Tomorrow Without Physiology (2016)

Biology, Biology by CTI Reviews

A trisomy is a type of polysomy in which there are three instances of ...

Google previewHuman 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.

Google previewDictionary of Mental Handicap (2002)

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, ...

Google previewDictionary of Biological Psychology (2003)

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 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia 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 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Women's Health (2004)

by Sana Loue, Martha Sajatovic

Conversely, low AFP levels are associated with chromosomal trisomy, fetal demise, and increased maternal weight.

Google previewEncyclopedia 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 ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

trisomy n a type of aneuploidy. The presence of three chromosomes where normally they would be paired.

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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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