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aneuploid (ˈænjʊˌplɔɪd)
1.  (of polyploid cells or organisms) having a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number, caused by one chromosome set being incomplete
2.  a cell or individual of this type

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aneuploid an·eu·ploid (ān'yōō-ploid')
A cell or an organism characterized by aneuploidy.

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aneuploid  [%PREMIUM_LINK%]     (ān'yə-ploid')  Pronunciation Key 
Having a chromosome number that is not a multiple of the haploid number for the species. Many types of tumor cells are aneuploid. Compare diploid, haploid.

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