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Chromosomal instability syndrome

chromosomal instability syndrome n.
Any of a group of Mendelian inheritance conditions associated with chromosomal instability and breakage in vitro and often leading to an increased tendency to develop certain types of malignancies. Also called chromosomal breakage syndrome.


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