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Noun1.XXY - (genetics) abnormal complement of sex hormones in a male resulting in Klinefelter's syndrome
sex chromosome - (genetics) a chromosome that determines the sex of an individual; "mammals normally have two sex chromosomes"
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Lindell implied that humans have only XX or XY chromosomes; some people are born with XXY or XXX, with both male and female genitals, for example.
Everyone has, in addition to a sex assigned at birth (male or female or intersex), a hormonal sex (based on a preponderance of estrogen or testosterone), genital sex (based on morphology of genitalia), chromosomal sex (XX, XY, XXY, XO), lived gender (male; female; sometimes male, sometimes female; or something else), gender identity (their internal sense of being a woman, man, both, neither, or something in between), and a gender vector (their gender identity's relationship to sex assigned at birth: i.
Sex, Texts and Money, Funding and Latin American Queer Cinema: The Cases of Martel's La Nina Santa and Puenzo's XXY.
A small proportion of these aneuploidies--such as trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome), trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome), monosomy X (Turner syndrome), XXY (Klinefelter syndrome), XXX (triple X syndrome), and XYY (Jacob syndrome)--are more tolerated, for reasons still unknown, in the second and third trimester offetal development and thus present as chromosome disease in approximately 0.
Jacobs ve Strong 1959 yilinda Klinefelter sendromunun kromozomal bir hastalik oldugunu, fazladan bir X kromozomunun 47, XXY kromozom yapisi nedeni ile bu klinik tabloya neden oldugunu tespit etmislerdir (3).
Children reported to have trisomy 18, fragile X, an XXY genotype, or Down's, Angelman's, Jacobsen's, or Rett's syndrome also were excluded (n = 11).
The study was done in mice, not humans, but the genes that determine sex are similar in mammals, so the results might be applicable, especially in males with Klinefelter's syndrome, who are genetically XXY.
Show several karyotypes of normal and aneuploid cells, including the trisomies 21, 18, and 13, and 47 XXY and 45 XO.
Twenty-seven cases were found to have 47, XXY karyotype among a total of 85 cases with azoospermia and one case of oligospermia, all of whom had been referred to the laboratory as suspected cases of Klinefelter's syndrome.
An example would be humans who are configured as XXY or XYY.
It showed that Polish sprinter and two-time Olympic medallist Ewa Klobukowska had a male "mosaic" genotype of XXY rather than a female XX.
Geraldo Si from Germany's XXY Dance Theatre will be shown at St George's Church.