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trisomy 13

[ trahy soh mee thur-teen ]
/ ˈtraɪ soʊ mi ˈθɜrˈtin /
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noun Pathology.
a syndrome associated with the presence of an extra chromosome 13, characterized by intellectual disability, cardiac problems, and multiple deformities.
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Also called tri·so·my 13 syn·drome [trahy soh mee thur-teen-sin drohm, -druhm] /ˈtraɪ soʊ mi ˈθɜrˈtin ˌsɪn droʊm, -drəm/ .

Origin of trisomy 13

First recorded in 1965–70; see also trisomy
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Medical definitions for trisomy 13

trisomy 13

n.
A syndrome characterized by mental retardation and defects to the central nervous system and heart, caused by having three copies of chromosome 13.
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