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Cryptic chromosome translocation


  • cryptic chromosome rearrangement


A chromosome translocation or rearrangement detected by special techniques (e.g., fluorescent in situ hybridization [FISH], telomeric detection) because it is too small to be seen with conventional cytogenetic techniques

Definition from: GeneReviewsThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. from the University of Washington and the National Center for Biotechnology Information

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

Published: February 8, 2016