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euploid

 [u´ploid]
1. having a balanced set or sets of chromosomes, in any number.
2. a euploid individual or cell.

eu·ploid

(yū'ployd),
Relating to euploidy.

euploid

/eu·ploid/ (u´ploid)
1. having a balanced set or sets of chromosomes, in any number.
2. a euploid individual or cell.

euploid

(yo͞o′ploid′)
adj.
Having a chromosome number that is an exact multiple of the haploid number for the species.
n.
An organism having a euploid chromosome number.

eu′ploi′dy n.

euploid

[yo̅o̅′ploid]
Etymology: Gk, eu + ploos, multiple
1 n, an individual, organism, strain, or cell whose chromosome number is an integral multiple of the normal haploid number characteristic of the species. Euploids may be as diploid, triploid, tetraploid, or polyploid.
2 adj, pertaining to such an individual, organism, strain, or cell. euploidy, n. Compare aneuploid.

eu·ploid

(yū'ployd)
Relating to euploidy.

euploid

1. Having a number of chromosomes that is an exact multiple of the HAPLOID number.
2. Having the normal number of chromosomes.

euploid

1. having a balanced set or sets of chromosomes, in any number.
2. a euploid individual or cell.