FRAGILE X CHROMOSOME

the name that is given to a genetic defect affecting mainly males that is associated with mental retardation. The long arm of the X chromosome breaks when the defect is present.

FRAGILE X CHROMOSOME: "The fragile X chromosome is found be molecular genetic testing."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FRAGILE X CHROMOSOME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fragile-x-chromosome/ (accessed October 18, 2019).
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