chromosomal aberration

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Noun1.chromosomal aberration - 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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While this finding has been associated with fetal chromosome abnormalities, no other major or minor anomalies were identified in this fetus.
Unlike Turner syndrome, these structural X chromosome abnormalities may be inherited, and thus have implications for the woman's parents, siblings, and/or children.
Embryo morphology developmental rates and maternal age are correlated with chromosome abnormalities. Fertil Steril 1995; 64 : 382-91.
Correlation of chromosome abnormalities with histologic and clinical features in Wilms' and other childhood renal tumors.
"We have known for many years that advanced maternal age is just a screening test and will only identify about 30% of the pregnancies that carry fetuses with significant chromosome abnormalities like Down syndrome," Dr.
By screening the implanted eggs, doctors hope to avoid miscarriages or chromosome abnormalities which are more common in older mothers.
Adolescents with sex chromosome abnormalities (SCA), who have been studied since infancy by the researchers, were evaluated for "adolescent psychosocial impairment" as defined by the American Psychiatric Association.
Chromosome abnormalities in one thousand infertile males with nonobstructive sperm disorders.
The first prenatal screen for chromosome abnormalities was simple: how old is the mother?
Significance of the clonal and sporadic chromosome abnormalities in non-neoplastic renal tissue.
A total of 278 couples were identified as carriers, meaning that they had chromosome abnormalities. In carrier couples, products of conception can sometimes have an unbalanced karyotype, resulting in miscarriage, stillbirth, or the birth of a child with major congenital handicaps, she explained.
The investigators found 4.7 chromosome abnormalities per 1,000 white blood cells in newborns from mothers with low exposure to PAHs and 7.2 abnormalities per 1,000 white blood cells in newborns from mothers with high exposure to PAHs.

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