chromosomal syndrome


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chro·mo·som·al syn·drome

general designation for syndromes due to chromosomal aberrations; typically associated with mental retardation and multiple congenital anomalies.

chromosomal syndrome

A generic term for any constellation of physical abnormalities attributed to usually inherited chromosomal changes—e.g., mutations, polymorphisms, duplications, etc.

chro·mo·som·al syn·drome

(krō'mǒ-sŏ'măl sin'drōm)
General designation for syndromes due to chromosomal aberrations; typically associated with mental retardation and multiple congenital anomalies.
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Fifty deaths were linked to kidney or urinary conditions and an additional 44 deaths were linked to Down's and other chromosomal syndromes.
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