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Search Results for: klinefelter syndrome

Klinefelter syndrome

Definition noun A genetic condition in a male characterized by the presence of at least one extra X chromosome Supplement In... Read More

Mutation

Mutation is a permanent, heritable change in the nucleotide sequence or the process by which such a change occurs in a gene... Read More

Single transverse palmar crease

Definition noun The single crease or line extending across the palm, and formed by the fusion of the proximal and the... 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

Tetrasomy

Definition noun, plural: tetrasomies (genetics) A type of aneuploidy characterized by the gain of two extra chromosomes of... Read More

Follicle-stimulating hormone

Definition noun, plural: follicle-stimulating hormones A gonadotropin released by the gonadotropes of the anterior... Read More

Xxy syndrome

XXY syndrome --> klinefelter's syndrome (Science: syndrome) A condition characterised by small testes with hyalinization... Read More

Polysomy

Definition noun, plural: tetrasomies (genetics) A type of aneuploidy characterized by the gain of two extra chromosomes of... Read More

Nondisjunction

Definition noun (In mitosis) The failure of sister chromatids to separate during and after mitosis. (In meiosis) The failure... Read More