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euploid

/ (ˈjuːplɔɪd) /
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adjective

having chromosomes present in an exact multiple of the haploid number

noun

a euploid cell or individual

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Derived forms of euploid

euploidy, noun

Word Origin for euploid

C20: from eu- + -ploid, as in haploid
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Medical definitions for euploid

euploid
[ yōōploid′ ]

adj.

Having a chromosome number that is an exact multiple of the haploid number for the species.

n.

An organism having a euploid chromosome number.

Other words from euploid

euploi′dy n.
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