monosomic

adjective
mono·​so·​mic | \ ˌmä-nə-ˈsō-mik How to pronounce monosomic (audio) \

Definition of monosomic

: having one less than the diploid number of chromosomes

Other Words from monosomic

monosomic noun
monosomy \ ˈmä-​nə-​ˌsō-​mē How to pronounce monosomic (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of monosomic

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Monosomic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monosomic. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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monosomic

adjective
mono·​so·​mic | \ ˌmän-ə-ˈsō-mik How to pronounce monosomic (audio) \

Medical Definition of monosomic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: having one less than the diploid number of chromosomes

Other Words from monosomic

monosomy \ ˈmän-​ə-​ˌsō-​mē How to pronounce monosomic (audio) \ noun, plural monosomies
autosomal monosomy

monosomic

noun

Medical Definition of monosomic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a monosomic individual

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