Medical Definition of Autosomal
Autosomal: Pertaining to a chromosome that is not a sex chromosome. People normally have 22 pairs of autosomes (44 autosomes) in each cell, together with 2 sex chromosomes, X and Y in a male and X and X in a female.
Last Editorial Review: 5/13/2016
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