Home  /  Education Hub  /  Education Wall  /  What is a trisomy?

Education Wall

What is a trisomy?

Share:

A trisomy is a medical term for a chromosomal disorder characterised by an additional chromosome, so three instead of the usual pair. Down Syndrome, Edwards Syndrome and Patau Syndrome are the most common forms of trisomy present at birth.

Back to the Wall
Down syndrome, Edwards syndrome and Patau syndrome incidence at birth