Definition of Trisomic

1. Adjective. (genetics) Having three copies of a given chromosome in each somatic cell instead of the usual number of two ¹

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Definition of Trisomic

1. a trisome [n -S] - See also: trisome

Medical Definition of Trisomic

1. Relating to trisomy. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Trisomic

trismus neonatorum
trismus sardonicus
trisodium orthophosphate
trisodium phosphate
trisomic (current term)
trisomy 18 syndrome
trisomy 20 syndrome
trisomy 21 syndrome
trisomy 8 syndrome
trisomy C syndrome

Literary usage of Trisomic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rice Genetics: Proceedings of the International Rice Workshop at Lusaka by International Rice Research Institute (1986)
"As expected, each of the mutant genes showed trisomic inheritance with one ... The dominant gene Hg segregated in trisomic fashion in the BC population of ..."

2. Rice Biotechnology by Gurdev S. Khush, Gary H. Toenniessen (1991)
"On the basis of F2 segregation of these markers in trisomic progenies, ... Thus, the trisomic for chromosome 1 (longest chromosome) was designated as triple ..."

3. Rice Genetics II: Proceedings of the Second International Rice Genetics by International Rice Research Institute (1991)
"Cytological studies of the aneuploids with 2n=13 and 2n=26 derived from trisomic types C, E, and H suggest that the extra chromosomes of those aneuploids ..."

4. Genetic Manipulation in Crops: Proceedings of the International Symposium on by International Rice Research Institute (1988)
"The results showed that one of them was a 7B trisomic, 3 were 7B monosomes, 3 were 3B monosomes and 3 were 3B, 6B double monosomes. ..."

5. Advances in Hybrid Rice Technology: Proceedings of the 3rd International by Sant S. Virmani, E. A. Siddiq, K. Muralidharan (1998)
"... et al (1995) crossed a whole set of primary trisomic lines (Triplo 1 to 12) ... and test-crossed a number of selected disomic and trisomic plants from ..."

6. University of California Publications in Botany by University of California, Berkeley (1922)
"In the second place, a considerable incidence of non-conjunction was characteristic of the trisomic plants. Whereas, as already indicated, 9 or 10 units at ..."

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