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Uniparental disomy analysis

Synonym(s)

  • UPD testing

Definition(s)

Testing used to identify whether specific chromosomes are maternally or paternally derived; can aid in confirming the clinical diagnosis of certain disorders for which UPD is a possible underlying etiology

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: July 7, 2014