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Types of aneuploidies compatible with life

Aneuploidies are a type of chromosomal disorders that characterize because the normal number of chromosomes of one specie is altered. The human being has a genetic set composed of 46 chromosomes. Thus, being born with a superior or inferior number of chromosomes translates into an abnormal development of the affected individual. Some examples of aneuploidies are:

Monosomies
Turner Syndrome (only one X chromosome).
Trisomies
Down Syndrome (triplication of chromosome 21).
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By MD, MSc (gynecologist), BSc, MSc, PhD (senior embryologist), MD, MSc (gynecologist), BSc, MSc (embryologist) and BA, MA (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 11/08/2018