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an·eu·ploid

(an'yū-ployd),
Having an abnormal number of chromosomes not an exact multiple of the haploid number, as contrasted with abnormal numbers of complete haploid sets of chromosomes, such as diploid or triploid, etc.
[G. an- priv. + euploid]

aneuploid

(ăn′yə-ploid′)
adj.
Having a chromosome number that is not a multiple of the haploid number for the species.
n.
A cell or an organism characterized by an aneuploid chromosome number.

an′eu·ploi′dy (-ploi′dē) n.

aneuploid

[an′yoo͡ploid]
Etymology: Gk, a, eu, not good, ploos, fold, eidos, form
1 an individual, organism, strain, or cell that has a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number characteristic of the species.
2 also aneuploidic, pertaining to such an individual, organism, strain, or cell.Compare euploid.See also monosomy,trisomy.

aneuploid

adjective Referring to aneuploidy, see there.

an·eu·ploid

(an'yū-ployd)
Having an abnormal number of chromosomes not an exact multiple of the haploid number, as contrasted with abnormal numbers of complete haploid sets of chromosomes, such as diploid, triploid
[G. an- priv. + euploid]

Aneuploid

An abnormal number of chromosomes in a cell.
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