unbalanced translocation

[ ŭn-bălənst ]

n.

A condition, resulting from fertilization of a gamete containing a translocation chromosome by a normal gamete, in which a segment of the translocation chromosome is represented three times in each cell and a trisomic state exists even though the individual has 46 chromosomes.

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