Definition of Isochromosome

1. Noun. (cytology) An abnormal chromosome in which one arm has been lost and replaced with an exact copy of the other arm. ¹



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Definition of Isochromosome

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Isochromosome

1. An abnormal chromosome with two identical arms due to duplication of one arm and loss of the other arm. (found in some girls with turner syndrome and in tumours.) (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Isochromosome

isochimene
isochimenes
isochimes
isochor
isochore
isochores
isochoric
isochors
isochromane
isochromanequinone
isochromanequinone reductase
isochromanes
isochromatic
isochromatophil
isochromic anaemia
isochromosome (current term)
isochromosomes
isochron
isochronal
isochronally
isochrone
isochrones
isochronia
isochronic
isochronism
isochronisms
isochronon
isochronons
isochronous
isochronously

Literary usage of Isochromosome

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"ing colchicine to hexaploid wheat which possessed an isochromosome. ... The 5DL isochromosome can be considered representative of ..."

2. Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"... nails isochromosome a chromosomal aberration, occurring during meiosis, in which two daughter chromosomes are formed each lacking one chromosome arm but ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"ing colchicine to hexaploid wheat which possessed an isochromosome. ... The 5DL isochromosome can be considered representative of ..."

4. Eighth Annual Report on Carcinogens: 1998 Summary edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"... nails isochromosome a chromosomal aberration, occurring during meiosis, in which two daughter chromosomes are formed each lacking one chromosome arm but ..."

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