hypoploidy


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hypoploidy

(hī'pō-ploy-dē),
Loss of one or more chromosomes.
[hypo- + ploidy]

hypoploidy

[hī′pōploi′dē]
any decrease in chromosome number that involves individual chromosomes rather than entire sets, so that fewer than the normal haploid number of chromosomes characteristic of the species are present, as in Turner's syndrome. Compare hyperploidy.

hy·po·ploid·y

(hī'pō-ploy-dē)
Loss of one or more chromosomes.
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