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Chromosome spread

Aneuploidy

updated: March 4, 2024

Definition

Aneuploidy is an abnormality in the number of chromosomes in a cell due to loss or duplication. In humans, aneuploidy would be any number of chromosomes other than the usual 46.



Narration

   

Ebony B. Madden, Ph.D.
Ebony B. Madden, Ph.D.

Health Equity and Workforce Diversity Program Director

Training, Diversity and Health Equity Office