chromosomal region n.
The part of a chromosome defined either by anatomical details, especially by banding, or by its linkage groups.
- Chromosomal trait
chromosomal trait n. A trait dependent on a chromosomal aberration.
- Chromosomal syndrome
chromosomal syndrome n. Any of a number of syndromes attributable to a chromosomal aberration and typically associated with mental retardation and multiple congenital anomalies.
- Chromosome aberration
chromosome aberration n. A deviation in the normal number of chromosomes or in their morphology.
[kroh-muh-sohm] /ˈkroʊ məˌsoʊm/ noun, Genetics. 1. any of several threadlike bodies, consisting of chromatin, that carry the genes in a linear order: the human species has 23 pairs, designated 1 to 22 in order of decreasing size and X and Y for the female and male sex chromosomes respectively. /ˈkrəʊməˌsəʊm/ noun 1. any of the […]