trisomy 13


noun Pathology.

a syndrome associated with the presence of an extra chromosome 13, characterized by mental retardation, cardiac problems, and multiple deformities.

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Also called trisomy 13 syndrome.
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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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