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Definition of Spectral karyotype (SKY)

Spectral karyotype (SKY): A visualization of all of the chromosomes in the genome all together with each chromosome labeled with a different color. The SKY technique is useful for identifying chromosome abnormalities.

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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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