What is monosomy 21?

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Q: What is monosomy 21?
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Can a child with monosomy be born alive?

yes my son is 3 months old and he has monosomy 21,they do say hes a miracle and not suppose to be here

What do you call it if a person is missing a chromosome?

If a person is missing a chromosome, it is known as monosomy. Monosomy occurs when there is only one copy of a particular chromosome instead of the usual two copies. For example, a person missing one copy of chromosome 21 would have a condition called monosomy 21 or trisomy 21, which is also known as Down syndrome.

Is huntingtons disease monosomy or trisomy?


Which monosomy can a human have and still survive?

Monosomy X (Turner syndrome) is the only known survivable monosomy.

Is Down syndrome also known as Monosomy 21?

No, that is false. Down Syndrome is also known as Trisomy-21. Monosomy is a condition where one chromosome is missing from what should be a pair in every cell throughout the body. Trisomy indicates a chromosome has three copies instead of a pair.

Cystic fibrosis is it monosomy 21?

No. Cystic fibrosis is an autosomal recessive disease caused by mutations found on chromosome 7.

How many chromosomes does a human with monosomy have?


Is color blindness monosomy or trisomy?


Is klinefelter's syndrome monosomy or trisomy?

A trisomy. A monosomy is when there is only one of a chromosome. A trisomy is when there are three of a chromosome. In Klinefelter's syndrome, there are three sex chromosomes.

What some other example of monosomy?

Turner Syndrome

What is a loss of complete chromosome called?

deletion-occurs when an end of a chromosome breaks off or when two simultaneous breaks lead to the loss of an internal segment

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