- having chromosomes present in an exact multiple of the haploid number
- a euploid cell or individual
Word Origin for euploid
C20: from eu- + -ploid, as in haploid
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- Having a chromosome number that is an exact multiple of the haploid number for the species.
- An organism having a euploid chromosome number.
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