Definition of Trisomy

1. Noun. Chrosomal abnormality in which there is one more than the normal number of chromosomes in a cell.




Definition of Trisomy

1. Noun. (cytology) The presence of three copies, instead of the normal two, of a particular chromosome of in an organism. ¹

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Definition of Trisomy

1. the condition of being a trisome [n -MIES]

Medical Definition of Trisomy

1. Term which indicates the presence of an additional whole chromosome. Each cell usually has 46 but in trisomy this is increased to 47. (13 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trisomy

trisnitrate
trisnitrates
trisoctahedra
trisoctahedron
trisoctahedrons
trisodium
trisodium orthophosphate
trisodium phosphate
trisoligonucleotide
trisoligonucleotides
trisome
trisomes
trisomic
trisomics
trisomies
trisomy (current term)
trisomy 18 syndrome
trisomy 20 syndrome
trisomy 21 syndrome
trisomy 8 syndrome
trisomy C syndrome
trispaston
trispectra
trispectrum
trisphosphate
trisphosphates

Literary usage of Trisomy

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1. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope (1998)
"trisomy 21 trisomy 21 is to be included in this overview, not as a cause of AD, but because the post-mortem pathology demonstrates that neuritic plaques and ..."

2. Schizophrenia, 1993: A Special Report edited by David Shore, Samuel J. Keith (1996)
"This isolated observation of two relatives with a partial trisomy and schizophrenia could easily have been a chance occurrence. ..."

3. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"Screening for trisomy by testing for low MSAFP is considered investigational by most groups, including the American College of Obstetricians and ..."

4. Fluoride in Drinking Water: A Scientific Review of EPA's Standards by Committee on Fluoride in Drinking Water, National Research Council (2006)
"Maternal age and trisomy—A unifying mechanism of formation. ... Risk factors for trisomy 21: Maternal cigarette smoking and oral contraceptive use in a ..."

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