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aneuploidy

n.

abnormal number of chromosomes, 1934, from aneuploid (1931), Modern Latin, coined 1922 by G. Täckholm from an- (1) "not" + euploid, from Greek eu- "well, good" (see eu-) + -ploid, from ploos "fold" + -oid.

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aneuploidy in Medicine

aneuploidy

(ănyə-ploi′dē)
n.
  1. The state of having a chromosome number that is not a multiple of the haploid number.
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aneuploidy in Science

aneuploidy

[ănyə-ploi′dē]
  1. The state or condition of being aneuploid.
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