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Having a chromosome number that is not a multiple of the haploid number for the species.
A cell or an organism characterized by an aneuploid chromosome number.

an′eu·ploi′dy (-ploi′dē) n.
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Noun1.aneuploidy - an abnormality involving a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number (one chromosome set is incomplete)
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
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in 1960, Edwards syndrome is the second most common autosomal trisomy syndrome.
A comparison of the autosomal trisomy sensitivities of counting approaches with those of Panorama is shown in the TABLE (page 52).
The most common forms of autosomal trisomy are trisomy 21, which results in Down syndrome, and trisomy 18, which results in Edwards Syndrome.

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