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Robertsonian translocation

robertsonian translocation rob·ert·son·i·an translocation (rŏb’ərt-sō’nē-ən)
A breakage in the short arms of two acrocentric chromosomes and the subsequent fusion of the long arms into a single chromosome. Also called centric fusion.


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