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heteroploid

 [het´er-o-ploid″]
1. characterized by heteroploidy.
2. an individual or cell with an abnormal number of chromosomes.
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het·er·o·ploid

(het'ĕr-ō-ployd),
Relating to heteroploidy.
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heteroploid

(hĕt′ər-ə-ploid′)
adj.
Having a chromosome number that is not a whole-number multiple of the haploid chromosome number of a given species.

het′er·o·ploid′ n.
het′er·o·ploi′dy n.
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het·er·o·ploid

(het'ĕr-ō-ployd)
Relating to heteroploidy.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

heteroploid

Having an abnormal number of chromosomes.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

heteroploid

(of a cell nucleus) possessing an extra chromosome as a result of nondisjunction during meiosis.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005