sex chromosome imbalance

n.

An abnormal pattern of sex chromosomes, as occurs in men with seminiferous tubule dysgenesis or in women with Turner's syndrome.

Nearby words

  1. sex cell,
  2. sex cells,
  3. sex change,
  4. sex chromatin,
  5. sex chromosome,
  6. sex chromosomes,
  7. sex crime,
  8. sex determination,
  9. sex factor,
  10. sex gland


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