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heteroploid

/ˈhɛtərəʊˌplɔɪd/
adjective
1.
of a chromosome number that is neither the haploid nor diploid number characteristic of the species
noun
2.
such a chromosome number
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heteroploid in Medicine

heteroploid het·er·o·ploid (hět'ər-ə-ploid')
adj.
Having a chromosome number that is not a whole-number multiple of the haploid chromosome number for that species.


het'er·o·ploid' n.
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