germinal mosaicism

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ger·mi·nal mo·sa·i·cism

, gonadal mosaicism
a state in which some of the germ cells of the gonad are of a form not present in either parent, because of mutation in an intermediate progenitor of these cells.
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Cornelia de Lange syndrome: Antenatal diagnosis in two consecutive pregnancies due to rare gonadal mosaicism of NIPBL gene mutation.
Some acquire through a process called gonadal mosaicism.
Historically, the term hermaphrodite has been used to describe ambiguous genitalia and gonadal mosaicism in human beings.
Gonadal mosaicism is thought to be responsible for reports of patients with localized disease having children with generalized NF.
Somatic and gonadal mosaicism in Hutchinson-Gilford progeria.
X/XY gonadal mosaicism, has been shown to play a role in disorders of sexual differentiation.