monosomic

[ mon-uh-soh-mik ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈsoʊ mɪk /

adjective Genetics.

having one less than the usual diploid number of chromosomes.

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Origin of monosomic

First recorded in 1925–30; monosome + -ic
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