MONOSOMY

can cause a variety of chromosomal disorders which result from the missing member from a pair of homologous chromosomes.

MONOSOMY: "During meiosis, monosomy can occur where one member of a homologous pair of chromosomes is absent."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MONOSOMY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/monosomy/ (accessed May 16, 2021).
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