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Having three times the haploid number of chromosomes in the cell nucleus: triploid somatic cells.
A triploid organism or cell.

trip′loi·dy n.


(Genetics) the condition of being triploid
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Panorama uses a simple blood draw from the mother to examine cell-free DNA found in maternal blood originating from both mother and fetus to screen for chromosome abnormalities, including trisomy 21 (Down syndrome), trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome), trisomy 13 (Patau syndrome), monosomy X (Turner syndrome), and triploidy.
6) CNVs and delineation of breakpoints are more accurately determined with SNP arrays, and they are adept at identifying triploidy and diploidy-triploidy mosaicism, which are relatively frequently found in prenatal samples.
In addition, protective measures that may assist in insulating wild clams from their farmed counterparts may include maturation control through triploidy (Vadopalas & Davis 2004).
It also avoids some of the technical problems associated with guanine cytosine (GC) bias (discussed below) and can detect fetal triploidy.
Triploidy induction by cold shock in the South American catfish, Rhamdia quelen (Siluriformes, Quoy and Gaimard, 1824).
Triploidy in Equisetum subgenus Hippochaete (Equisetaceae, Pteridophyta).
Findings on Dilation and Evacuation (D&E) Examination Suspicious for Specific Genetic Abnormality Genetic Abnormality Finding on D&E Turner sydrome Fetal hydrops, prominent dorsal edema of (monosomy X) hands and feet, aortic coarctation Trisomy 18 Overlapping fingers, rocker-bottom feet, polydactyly Trisomy 13 Severe craniofacial anomalies, holoprosencephaly, midline cleft lip, abnormal skull base, polydactyly, splenopancreatic fusion, heart defects Trisomy 21 Wide space between first and second toes, clinodactyly, single palmar crease, heart defects, duodenal atresia Triploidy 3-4 syndactyly
Triploidy and its evolutionary significance in Cystopteris protrusa.
Holoprosencephaly has also been associated with triploidy, trisomy 13, trisomy 18, and a number of other syndromes.
Consistent with what is known about the technique of microarray testing; however, none of the triploidy pregnancies were identified, but 15 of 17 were correctly called using maternal cell contamination results, he noted.