aneuploidy

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aneuploidy

[′a·nyü‚plȯid·ē]
(genetics)
Deviation from a normal haploid, diploid, or polyploid chromosome complement by the presence in excess of, or in defect of, one or more individual chromosomes.
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The conventional cytogenetics revealed 37 per cent chromosome aberration and FISH had an advantage in detection of another 17 per cent chromosome aberrations mostly monosomies 5 and 7, trisomy 8, deletions 5q33, 7q31.
Certain chromosomal abnormalities were more likely to be missed, including monosomies.
Among the genetic factors accounting for first-trimester pregnancy losses, 50% are autosomal trisomies, 20-25% are monosomies, 16% are triploidy, and 8% tetraploidy.