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hyperploid

[hahy-per-ploid] /ˈhaɪ pərˌplɔɪd/
adjective
1.
having a chromosome number that is greater than but not a multiple of the diploid number.
noun
2.
a hyperploid cell or organism.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; hyper- + -ploid
Related forms
hyperploidy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hyperploid

hyperploid

/ˈhaɪpəˌplɔɪd/
adjective
1.
(biology) having or relating to a chromosome number that exceeds an exact multiple of the haploid number
Derived Forms
hyperploidy, noun
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hyperploid in Medicine

hyperploid hy·per·ploid (hī'pər-ploid')
adj.
Having a chromosome number greater than but not an exact multiple of the normal euploid number. n.
An organism having a hyperploid chromosome number.


hy'per·ploi'dy n.
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