hyperploidy


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hyperploidy

 [hi´per-ploi″de]
the state of having more than the typical number of chromosomes in unbalanced sets, as in down syndrome.

hyperploidy

(hī'pĕr-ploy-dē),
Presence of extra chromosomes in incomplete sets.
[hyper- + ploidy]

hyperploidy

/hy·per·ploi·dy/ (hi´per-ploi″de) the state of having more than the typical number of chromosomes in unbalanced sets, as in Down syndrome.

hyperploidy

[hī′pərploi′dē]
any increase in chromosome number that involves individual chromosomes rather than entire sets, resulting in more than the normal haploid number characteristic of the species, as in Down syndrome. Compare hypoploidy.

hyperploidy

chromosomes in excess of normal number

hyperploidy

the state of having more than the typical number of chromosomes in unbalanced sets.
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