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Gonadal mosaicism

Synonym(s): germline mosaicism

In gonadal mosaicism the mutation is only distributed in the gonads, the reproductive cells. Consequently not the organism bearing this mosaicism is affected, but the offspring is at risk to inherit the mutation as a germline mutation.

Related terms:

mosaic somatic mosaicism gonosomal mosaicism
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