chromosomal anomaly

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Noun1.chromosomal anomaly - any change in the normal structure or number of chromosomes; often results in physical or mental abnormalities
aberrance, aberrancy, aberration, deviance - a state or condition markedly different from the norm
monosomy - chromosomal abnormality consisting of the absence of one chromosome from the normal diploid number
trisomy - chrosomal abnormality in which there is one more than the normal number of chromosomes in a cell
sex-linked disorder - any disease or abnormality that is determined by the sex hormones; "hemophilia is determined by a gene defect on an X chromosome"
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As the combination of defects is usually linked to a rare chromosomal anomaly, Faith had a one in four chance of being born with a number of other serious health complications.
Neural Tube (NT) Abnormality and Chromosomal Anomaly
This is significant: Previously, with karyotyping, we quoted patients a minimum of 1/500 risk of finding a clinically relevant chromosomal anomaly even if the combined report suggested much lower risks of Down syndrome.
These malformations had a more severe prognosis than existing cardiac pathology and therefore were the basic indication for TOP There was a chromosomal anomaly incidence of 21.
Genetic counseling, possibly followed by prenatal diagnosis, should be offered if a chromosomal anomaly is detected in infertile couples.
Turner Syndrome is the leading chromosomal anomaly affecting only females, yet most people, including a number of medical practitioners, are unfamiliar with the nuances of the condition," Fasciano notes.
Although 2 of these cases contained cells with isolated trisomy 7, this chromosomal anomaly has been reported previously in normal renal cells.
Say they're over 35, and have an increased risk of having (a baby with) a chromosomal anomaly.
Turner syndrome is a hereditary chromosomal anomaly that affects girls and women.
He has been my inspiration since the day he was born 24 years ago with a rare chromosomal anomaly, Ring Chromosome 15," said conan rees at the awards ceremony.