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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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All aneuploid pregnancies were correctly classified, with a median chromosome 21 z-score of 12.
The second observable aneuploid in the F1 of this cross results from NDJ of the X to a (n-1) ooycte in the female parent that then fuses with a normal X-bearing sperm from the male.
While all three of these genera show some aneuploid variation, there are clear peaks present in multiples 5, 10, and 20 in Eleocharis; 5, 10, 15, and 30 in Bulbostylis; and 5 and 10 in Fimbristylis.
Chromosome data in amphibians and plants were collected at late larvae or young plant stages and are therefore biased because of the likely differential mortality of aneuploids (Myers, 1944; Punyasingh, 1947; Fankhauser and Humphrey, 1950, 1954).
The Australian investigators observed that all patients with two positive nodes had aneuploid tumors and most had a shorter survival rate than those with diploid masses.
If the egg is missing a chromosome or has an extra chromosome, it is an abnormal or aneuploid egg.
A day-5 screening test had to be developed, because it's impossible to tell aneuploid from euploid embryos on day 3.
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Only breast tumors induced in rodents by estrogens are highly aneuploid.
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