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1. A linear strand of DNA and associated proteins in the nucleus of eukaryotic cells that carries the genes and functions in the transmission of hereditary information.
2. A circular strand of DNA in bacteria and archaea that contains the hereditary information necessary for cell life.

chro′mo·so′mal (-sō′məl), chro′mo·so′mic (-sō′mĭk) adj.
chro′mo·so′mal·ly adv.
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Adj.1.chromosomal - of or relating to a chromosome; "chromosomal defect"


[ˌkrəʊməˈsəʊməl] ADJcromosomático, cromosómico


a. cromosómico-a, rel. al cromosoma;
___ aberrationsaberraciones ___ -s.


adj cromosómico
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chromosomally male, but with genitalia so ambiguous that at birth Calliope was assumed to be a girl.
After all, individuals with AIS may never know they are chromosomally male unless they seek medical attention, for example, when they experience pain during sexual intercourse that can occur due to a shallow vagina, or when they fail to menstruate or get pregnant due to the absence of a uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries.
I am chromosomally optimistic about the world, so I hope for the best.
But, despite of these drawbacks we could detect 5 chromosomally abnormal embryos including one case of double mosaic aneuploidy.
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We wouldn't be able to see a dramatic increase in chromosomally abnormal spontaneous abortions, because those kinds of studies aren't currently under way.
luteus is the first chromosomally analyzed species of the New World clade and the observed diploid number for M.
All three markers have already been associated with chromosomally abnormal pregnancies.
Such a feat seemed impossible, even in mice, until 1993, when researchers combined mouse embryonic stem cells with a chromosomally abnormal mouse embryo.
Based on an extensive karyotypic survey, Hall (1983) presented a detailed hypothesis of chromosomally mediated speciation for the S.
Previous reports have described the mechanisms of colistin resistance (2) as being chromosomally mediated and not associated with horizontal gene transfer.

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