Gonadal mosaicism | definition of Gonadal mosaicism by Medical dictionary
germinal mosaicism (redirected from Gonadal mosaicism)
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.
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.