UPD


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uniparental disomy

(dī-sō′mē),

UPD

The inheritance of two copies of a chromosome from one parent and none from the other parent. UPD results in a normal number of inherited chromosomes but with inadequate contribution of genetic material from one of the parents. It may result in the expression of recessive genes, as in Prader-Willi syndrome.

UPD

abbrev. UNIPARENTAL DISOMY.
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