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hypoploid

[hahy-puh-ploid] /ˈhaɪ pəˌplɔɪd/ Biology
adjective
1.
having a chromosome number that is less than the diploid number.
noun
2.
a hypoploid cell or organism.
Origin of hypoploid
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30; hypo- + -ploid
Related forms
hypoploidy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hypoploid

hypoploid

/ˈhaɪpəˌplɔɪd/
adjective
1.
having or designating a chromosome number that is less than a multiple of the haploid number
Derived Forms
hypoploidy, noun
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hypoploid in Medicine

hypoploid hy·po·ploid (hī'pō-ploid')
adj.
Having a chromosome number that is one or more lower than the normal haploid number of chromosomes characteristic for the species.


hy'po·ploi'dy n.
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