hypoploid


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hypoploid

(hī′pō-ploid′)
adj.
Having a chromosome number lower by only a few chromosomes than the normal diploid number.

hy′po·ploi′dy n.
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Gametophytic control, similar to our results, has been suggested by observations that 50% of the microspores from hypoploid stocks of maize showed specific abnormalities during microsporogenesis (Kindiger et al., 1990).
Aneuploids with odd numbers of chromosomes among tetraploids, in addition to the readily identifiable pairs of chromosomes, had single copies of some chromosomes (in hypoploids, Fig.