Karyotyping
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"karyotyping": Mapping of the full chromosome set of the nucleus of a cell.
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63.5

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Middle School
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  • A chromosome analysis in which cells are studied to look for abnormalities. Testing a fetus may show if there is a chromosomal reason for the pregnancy loss, which causes about 50% of miscarriages. Testing the parents can help determine if there is an underlying chromosomal problem that increases the chances of repeated losses, which occurs in about 3% of couples with recurrent pregnancy loss.

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    42.4

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    College
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  • Mapping of the full chromosome set of the nucleus of a cell.
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    81.9

    FK Grade Level
    Elementary School
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