/ (ˈjuːplɔɪd) /
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having chromosomes present in an exact multiple of the haploid number
a euploid cell or individual
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Derived forms of euploideuploidy, noun
Word Origin for euploid
C20: from eu- + -ploid, as in haploid
Words nearby euploid
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Medical definitions for euploid
[ yōō′ploid′ ]
Having a chromosome number that is an exact multiple of the haploid number for the species.
An organism having a euploid chromosome number.
Other words from euploideu′ploi′dy n.
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