isochromosome

[ ī′sə-krōmə-sōm′ ]

n.

A chromosomal aberration in which two daughter chromosomes are formed, each lacking one chromosome arm but with the other arm doubled.

Nearby words

  1. isocheim,
  2. isochor,
  3. isochore,
  4. isochromatic,
  5. isochromatophil,
  6. isochron,
  7. isochronal,
  8. isochrone,
  9. isochronia,
  10. isochronism


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