heteroploidy

[ hĕtər-ə-ploi′dē ]

n.

The state of an individual or cell possessing a chromosome number other than the normal diploid number.

Nearby words

  1. heteroplasia,
  2. heteroplastic,
  3. heteroplastic graft,
  4. heteroplasty,
  5. heteroploid,
  6. heteropolar,
  7. heteropterous,
  8. heteroptics,
  9. heteropyknosis,
  10. heteroromantic


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