chromosomal anomaly

noun
any change in the normal structure or number of chromosomes; often results in physical or mental abnormalities
Hypernyms: ↑aberrance, ↑aberrancy, ↑aberration, ↑deviance
Hyponyms: ↑monosomy, ↑trisomy, ↑sex-linked disorder

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