hyperploid

hyperploid

[hahy-per-ploid] Biology.
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:
1925–30; hyper- + -ploid

hyperploidy, noun
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hyperploid (ˈhaɪpəˌplɔɪd)
 
adj
biology having or relating to a chromosome number that exceeds an exact multiple of the haploid number
 
'hyperploidy
 
n

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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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