aneuploidy

World English Dictionary
aneuploid (ˈænjʊˌplɔɪd)
 
adj
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
 
n
2.  a cell or individual of this type
 
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n

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aneuploidy
abnormal number of chromosomes, 1934, from aneuploid (1931), coined 1922 by G. Täckholm, Mod.L., from an- "not" + euploid, from Gk. eu- "well, good" + -ploid (comb. form of ploos "fold" + -oid).
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Medical Dictionary

aneuploidy an·eu·ploi·dy (ān'yə-ploi'dē)
n.
The state of having a chromosome number that is not a multiple of the haploid number.

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aneuploidy   (ān'yə-ploi'dē)  Pronunciation Key 
The state or condition of being aneuploid.
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