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aneuploid

/ˈænjʊˌplɔɪd/
adjective
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
noun
2.
a cell or individual of this type
Compare euploid
Derived Forms
aneuploidy, noun
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aneuploid in Medicine

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

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aneuploid in Science
aneuploid
  (ān'yə-ploid')   
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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