having a chromosome number that is greater than but not a multiple of the diploid number.
a hyperploid cell or organism.
- hy·per·ploid·y, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperploid
biology having or relating to a chromosome number that exceeds an exact multiple of the haploid number
- hyperploidy, noun
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