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Christchurch chromosome

Christchurch chromosome Christ·church chromosome (krīst’chûrch’)
An abnormal small acrocentric chromosome with complete or almost complete deletion of the short arm; it is found in the white blood cells in some cases of chronic lymphocytic leukemia.


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