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glossary:monosomy [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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|+||(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 |