From The School of Biomedical Sciences Wiki
Monosomic conditions occur when a diploid organism is missing one member of a pair of chromosomes. This missing copy of a chromosome is more detremental to the organism than if they were to have an extra copy of the same chromosome (trisomy) .
- ↑ Hartl D. and Ruvolo M. (2012). Genetics, Analysis of Genes and Genomes. Eighth edition. United States. Jones and Bartlett Learning.