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  • n. A form of aneuploidy featuring the presence of six homologues of the same chromosome.

Etymologies

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hexasom(ic) +‎ -y

Examples

  • The possible occurrence of double supernumerary isodicentric chromosomes derived from chromosome 15, resulting in partial hexasomy of the maternally inherited PWS / ASCR, should be considered in the differential diagnosis.

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