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euploid

adjective
  1. having chromosomes present in an exact multiple of the haploid number
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noun
  1. a euploid cell or individual
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Derived Formseuploidy, noun

Word Origin

C20: from eu- + -ploid, as in haploid
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euploid in Medicine

euploid

(yōōploid′)
adj.
  1. Having a chromosome number that is an exact multiple of the haploid number for the species.
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n.
  1. An organism having a euploid chromosome number.
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Related formseuploi′dy n.
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