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Patau syndrome

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

Chromosome

Chromosomes Definition Chromosomes are the thread-like structure present in the nucleus of plant and animal cells.... 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

Synophrys

Definition noun Medical term for hypertrichosis in between the eyebrows, thus giving an appearance of a single long eyebrow... Read More

Diploid

Diploid Definition Let's first understand the meaning of the word - diploid. From the words ‘di’, meaning "two", and... Read More