chromosome breakage syndrome


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chromosome breakage syndrome

[′krō·mə‚sōm ′brā·kij ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
Any of a number of human genetic disorders characterized by increased frequencies of broken and rearranged chromosomes.
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