aneuploid
Having an abnormal number of chromosomes not an exact multiple of the haploid number, as contrasted with abnormal numbers of complete haploid sets of chromosomes, such as diploid, triploid, etc. [G. an- priv. + euploid]

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an·eu·ploid 'an-yu̇-.ploid adj having or being a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the usu. haploid number compare EUPLOID
aneuploid n
an·eu·ploi·dy -.plȯid-ē n, pl -dies

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an·eu·ploid (anґu-ploid) [an-1 + euploid] 1. a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the normal diploid number. 2. an individual or cell having an aneuploid number of chromosomes.

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  • aneuploid — An organism or cell having a chromosome number other than the normal somatic number. Aneuploid gametes have a chromosome number other than the normal haploid number. The condition is aneuploidy …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • aneuploid — adj. [Gr. an, without; eu, well; aploos, onefold] Refers to cells or individuals having one, two or a few whole chromosomes, more or less than the basic number of the species in question; see heteroploid, euploid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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  • aneuploid — 1. adjective Having a number of chromosomes that is not a multiple of the haploid number. 2. noun A cell or an organism having such a number of chromosomes. See Also: aneuploidy …   Wiktionary

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