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aneuploid

adjective
  1. (of polyploid cells or organisms) having a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number, caused by one chromosome set being incomplete
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noun
  1. a cell or individual of this type
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Derived Formsaneuploidy, noun
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aneuploid in Medicine

aneuploid

(ănyōō-ploid′)
n.
  1. A cell or an organism characterized by aneuploidy.
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aneuploid in Science

aneuploid

[ănyə-ploid′]
  1. Having a chromosome number that is not a multiple of the haploid number for the species. Many types of tumor cells are aneuploid. Compare diploid haploid.
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