Abnormal Chromosome Number & Structure


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Any deviation in the number of chromosomes that involves individual chromosomes, as opposed to entire sets of chromosomes, is known as which one of the following?

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1. The presence of only one complete, instead of a pair of a, particular chromosome, is most specifically called which one of the following?

2. The presence of three sets of chromosomes is most specifically called which one of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess what you comprehend about abnormal chromosomes with these study tools. You'll need to know topics like deviations in the number of chromosomes and one complete chromosome.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study tools will help you to:

  • Identify the name for three sets of chromosomes
  • Interpret the removal of a part of a chromosome, rotating, and then reinserting it
  • Determine what is known as reattaching a segment of a chromosome to a nonhomologous chromosome

Skills Practiced

These study tools will help you practice the following study skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about chromosomes in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding how pieces of chromosomes can be removed and then reinserted and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about abnormal chromosomes

Additional Learning

Review the lesson called Abnormal Chromosome Number & Structure, in order to cover the following objectives:

  • Define chromosome
  • Explain trisomy
  • Assess the abnormal chromosome structure
  • Compare and contrast deletion and duplication