tetrasomy

tetrasomy

 [tet´rah-so″me]
the presence of two extra chromosomes of one type in an otherwise diploid cell. adj., adj tetraso´mic.

tetrasomy

/tet·ra·so·my/ (tet´rah-so″me) the presence of two extra chromosomes of one type in an otherwise diploid cell.tetraso´mic

tetrasomy

the presence of two extra chromosomes of one type in an otherwise diploid cell.
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The patient's medical history was significant for tetrasomy 15, bilateral congenital sensorineural hearing loss, and recurrent acute otitis media.
Chromosome 9: Numerical aberrations of chromosome 9 were detected in 13/50 (26%) patients: 9 had trisomy, 2 had tetrasomy, 1 had tetrasomy plus trisomy, 1 had monosomy.
3 duplication, Chromosome 16q trisomy, Chromosome 17 ring, Chromosome 17 deletion, Chromosome 17 trisomy 17p, Chromosome 17 trisomy 17q22, Chromosome 18 mosaic monosomy, Chromosome 18 ring, Chromosome 18 tetrasomy 18p, Chromosome 18 trisomy 18p, Chromosome 18 trisomy 18q, Chromosome 18p deletion syndrome, Chromosome 18q deletion syndrome, Chromosome 19 ring, Chromosome 19 trisomy 19q, Chromosome 19q13.
In addition, seven of the 20 cells contained an additional isochromosome 8q resulting in an 8q tetrasomy.
com) is an online listserv support group serving families and individuals dealing with tetrasomy or pentasomy X (as well as triple X/tetra X and tetra X/penta X).
Identification of UPD by v-karyotype or chromosomal translocations and tetrasomy by CG were not considered discrepancies because these are the inherent limitations of each technique.
Partial tetrasomy of chromosome 22 is a rare multiple congenital anomaly syndrome that is more commonly known as cat-eye syndrome (CES).