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Search Results for: autosome

Autosome

Definition noun, plural: autosomes (genetics) Any chromosome not considered as a sex chromosome, or is not involved in sex... Read More

Chromosome 2

Definition noun In humans, the autosome that is considered as the second-largest, spanning more than 242 million base pairs,... Read More

Sex chromosome

Definition noun, plural: sex chromosomes A type of chromosome in the genome that is involved in the determination of the sex... Read More

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More

Wagners disease

Definition noun (pathology) A degenerative condition of the vitreous and retinal parts of the eye, and may eventually lead... Read More

Monogenic trait

Definition noun A trait produced by the effect of a gene or an allele Supplement A monogenic trait is a trait produced... Read More

Patau syndrome

Definition noun A genetic disorder caused by genetic changes in chromosome 13, such as an extra copy of chromosome 13... Read More