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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]
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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.
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aneuploid

adjective Referring to aneuploidy, see there.
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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, triploid
[G. an- priv. + euploid]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Aneuploid

An abnormal number of chromosomes in a cell.
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If the fetus is male or aneuploid, the ff can be calculated by use of sequence tag data from the X or aneuploid chromosomes (29).
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4A; double trisomy is unlikely as trisomy 1 is extremely rare, obtained from same patient), one was mosaic aneuploid (monosomy for chromosome 1 in one blastomere out of 48 blastomeres of the embryo, Fig.
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The reported location (Materials and Methods) of each microsatellite marker could be confirmed using the aneuploid stocks.
purpuratus are harvested at the age of 18 mo, it can be considered safe to grow triploid scallops in the environment, where normal diploid scallops are cultivated, because no release of viable, aneuploid gametes has to be feared.
Furthermore, in field and greenhouse experiments in which triploids were used to pollinate diploids, a complex mixture of diploid, triploid, tetraploid, and aneuploid progeny was encountered (Muller 1972; Sterk 1987), although seed set was significantly lower than after cross-pollination by other diploids.
Cells with aneuploid concentrations of DNA are readily differentiated from euploid cells by means of a diplold control, such as human lymphocytes, or chicken or trout RBCS.
The fertilization with an aneuploid gamete results in monosomy or trisomy in the fetus (26).