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mo·sa·i·cism

 (mō-zā′ĭ-sĭz′əm)
n.
A condition in which tissues of genetically different types occur in the same organism.
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mosaicism

(məʊˈzeɪɪˌsɪzəm)
n
(Genetics) the occurrence of different types of cells side by side in the same organism
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mo•sa•i•cism

(moʊˈzeɪ əˌsɪz əm)

n.
a condition in which an organism or part is composed of two or more genetically distinct tissues.
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Noun1.mosaicism - the condition in which an organism has two or more cell populations that differ in genetic makeup
condition - a mode of being or form of existence of a person or thing; "the human condition"
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mo·sa·i·cism

[MIM*158250]
n. mosaicismo, así como en un mosaico, los cromosomas son genéticamente mutadores diferentes que pueden establecer características distintas en humanos, tal como se muestra en la fisonomía por diferencias de sexo.
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References in periodicals archive ?
In addition, a limitation to the accuracy of PGT-A following trophectoderm biopsy is chromosomal mosaicism, which poses significant risks for misdiagnosis, as there may be cases where trophectoderm cells do not reflect the chromosomal status of the entire embryo (2).
Becker's nevus associated with chromosomal mosaicism and congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
As shown in Table 2, we found 79 patients with numerical chromosomal abnormalities (klinefelter karyotype is the most common), 24 patients with structural chromosomal abnormalities, 19 patients with chromosomal mosaicism and one patient with complete sex reversal of XX (46,XX).
Pasaro, "Turner syndrome: A study of chromosomal mosaicism," Human Genetics, vol.
Hypomelanosis of Ito is caused by chromosomal mosaicism that can occur in a variety of autosomal diseases or may be associated with an alteration of a sex chromosome.
Multicolour FISH detects frequent chromosomal mosaicism and chaotic division in normal preimplantation embryos from fertile patients.