Definition of Philadelphia chromosome

1. Noun. Human chromosome 22, after it has, pathologically, traded some of its genetic material with chromosome 9; this often causes chronic myelogenous leukemia. ¹



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Medical Definition of Philadelphia chromosome

1. Characteristic chromosomal abnormality in which a portion of chromosome 22 is translocated to chromosome 9. This abnormality is found in nearly all cases of chronic myeloid leukaemia and some cases of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. (30 Sep 1997)

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