autosomal recessive disease meaning

  "autosomal recessive disease" in a sentence
Noun: autosomal recessive disease
  1. A disease caused by the presence of two recessive mutant genes on an autosome
    - autosomal recessive defect

Derived forms: autosomal recessive diseases

Type of: congenital disease, genetic abnormality, genetic defect, genetic disease, genetic disorder, hereditary condition, hereditary disease, inherited disease, inherited disorder

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  1. xeroderma pigmentosum is an autosomal recessive disease.
  2. A deficiency of excinuclease occurs in a rare autosomal recessive disease called xeroderma pigmentosum.
  3. Citrullinemia is an inherited autosomal recessive disease.
  4. "Alstr�m syndrome ( AS ) is a rare autosomal recessive disease characterized by multiorgan dysfunction.
  5. Cystic fibrosis is the most common life-limiting autosomal recessive disease among people of European heritage.

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