aneuploidy

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an·eu·ploid

 (ăn′yə-ploid′)
adj.
Having a chromosome number that is not a multiple of the haploid number for the species.
n.
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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aneuploïdie
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