monosomy

A genetic disorder with the presence of only one chromosome (instead of the typical two in humans) from a pair.
See Also: aneuploidy

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  • Monosomy — Classification and external resources ICD 10 Q93, Q96 MeSH …   Wikipedia

  • Monosomy 9p — Classification and external resources OMIM 158170 Monosomy 9p (also known as Alfi s Syndrome or simply 9P ) is a rare chromosomal disorder in which there is deletion (monosomy) of a portion of chromosome 9. Symptoms include microgenitalia, mental …   Wikipedia

  • Monosomy 14 — Monosomy is a form of aneuploidy with the presence of only one chromosome (instead of the typical two in humans) from a pair, which affects chromosome 14. Fetuses with monosomy 14 are not viable.[1] Only mosaic cases exist and these usually… …   Wikipedia

  • monosomy — monosomy. См. гаплосомия. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Monosomy — 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. * * * Absence of one chromosome of a pair of homologous chromosomes. SEE ALSO: chromosomal deletion.… …   Medical dictionary

  • monosomy — noun see monosomic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monosomy — Situation in a normally diploid cell or organism in which one or more of the homologous chromosome pairs is represented by only one chromosome of the pair. For example, sex determination in grasshoppers depends on the fact that females are XX and …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • monosomy — See monosomic. * * * …   Universalium

  • monosomy — n. having only one copy of a particular chromosome instead of the normal two copies …   English contemporary dictionary

  • monosomy — [ˌmɒnə(ʊ) səʊmi] noun Biology the condition of having a diploid chromosome complement in which one (usually the X) chromosome lacks its homologous partner. Derivatives monosomic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

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