translocation Down syndrome
A condition in which, as a result of translocation of a large segment of chromosome 21 to another chromosome, an individual has virtually the genetic equivalent of three chromosomes 21 and thus has the phenotype of Down syndrome but with the normal number of chromosomes.
How To Cut Down Run-On SentencesA run-on sentence is a sentence where two or more independent clauses have been incorrectly joined together. An independent clause contains both a subject and a verb and can stand on its own as a complete sentence. Some examples of independent clauses include “Jane ate dinner,” “John went to the store,” and “Sue made a pie.” Comma Splices A comma splice is a grammatical error …
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