What is another word for Chromosome Fragility?

Pronunciation: [kɹˈə͡ʊməsˌə͡ʊm fɹad͡ʒˈɪlɪti] (IPA)

Chromosome fragility refers to the susceptibility of a chromosome to break or undergo rearrangement under certain conditions. Synonyms for chromosome fragility include chromosomal instability, chromosomal breakage, and chromosomal aberration. These terms all describe the same phenomena where the structure of the chromosome is altered due to environmental or genetic factors. Other related terms include chromosomal damage, chromosomal mutations, and chromosomal defects. Understanding the mechanisms underlying chromosome fragility is important in developing diagnostic tools and therapies for genetic disorders that result from chromosomal abnormalities. Further research into this field may uncover new ways to prevent or treat genetic diseases caused by chromosomal instability.

Synonyms for Chromosome fragility:

What are the hypernyms for Chromosome fragility?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Chromosomal Abnormality, Chromosome Abnormalities, genetic damage, genomic instability, Genetic Degradation, Genetic Instability.

Related words: chromosome fragility, break down chromosomes, break chromosomes, fragile chromosomes, chromosome damage, break chromosome, chromosome breakage, fragile chromosomes syndrome, chromosome mutation

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