Organ: Autosomes

Autosomes: Non-sex chromosomes 1..22 but not the sex chromosomes
Introduction: The non-sex chromosomes 1..22 are called "autosomes". Both males and females normally have pairs of each autosome. The sex chromosomes (X and Y) are not autosomes. Many chromosome disorders and genetic disorders (autosomal recessive or autosomal dominant) affect the autosomes.
Condition count: 4 ; see list below.
Organs: all organs

Diseases list: The following list of medical conditions have 'Autosomes' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:


  • Autosomal Dominant Genetic Diseases ... autosomes
  • Autosomal Genetic Diseases ... autosomes
  • Autosomal Recessive Genetic Diseases ... autosomes


  • Trisomy conditions ... autosomes

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