terminal deletion

ter·mi·nal de·le·tion

deletion involving the terminal part of a chromosome and leading to an adhesive terminus.
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An epileptic case with mosaic ring chromosome 6 and 6q terminal deletion.
Nancy Jameson is one of around 200 people worldwide to have the chromosome abnormality 11Q Terminal Deletion Disorder - also known as Jacobsen Syndrome.
7Mb terminal deletion encompassing the interval 199,112bp-6,926,078bp at chromosome regions 9p24.
Terminal deletion of chromosome 5p in a patient with phenotypical features of LujanFryns syndrome.
This fusion can be associated with large terminal deletions, a process where portions of the chromosome or DNA sequences are missing.
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