Definition of Homotrisomy

Homotrisomy: Trisomy of the same chromosome. The occurrence of two children in the same family with trisomy 21 is an instance of homotrisomy.

See also: Heterotrisomy.


Last Editorial Review: 10/9/2012

Search MedTerms:


Back to MedTerms online medical dictionary A-Z List
Pill Identifier Tool

Need help identifying pills and medications?
Use the pill finder tool on RxList.


STAY INFORMED

Get the Latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!