polysomia

polysomia

 [pol″e-so´me-ah]
doubling or tripling of the fetal body.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pol·y·so·mi·a

(pol'ē-sō'mē-ă),
Fetal malformation involving two or more imperfect and partially fused bodies.
[poly- + G. sōma, body]
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polysomia

An imprecise term of waning use for a foetal malformation characterised by the twinning of body parts.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

pol·y·so·mi·a

(pol'ē-sō'mē-ă)
Fetal malformation involving two or more imperfect and partially fused bodies.
[poly- + G. sōma, body]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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If all three signals increase at the same time and the number of cells with >2 and <6 signals is more than 10%, polysomia is detected.
In the evaluation of CEP4 polysomia, polysomia was detected in 13 out of 50 cases with a positive signal (26%).
A survival rate of 74.2% was observed in cases with negative CEP4 polysomia and 75% in cases with positive CEP4 polysomia (p=0.966).