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Barr body

(băr)

[Murray L. Barr, Canadian anatomist, 1908-1995]
Sex chromatin mass seen within the nuclei of normal female somatic cells. According to the Lyon hypothesis, one of the two X chromosomes in each somatic cell of the female is genetically inactivated. The Barr body represents the inactivated X chromosome.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Barr Body." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742294/all/Barr_body.
Barr body. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742294/all/Barr_body. Accessed March 21, 2019.
Barr body. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742294/all/Barr_body
Barr Body [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 21]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742294/all/Barr_body.
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