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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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The most common forms of autosomal trisomy are trisomy 21, which results in Down syndrome, and trisomy 18, which results in Edwards Syndrome.
Analysis of STRs can potentially identify other genomic imbalances, such as autosomal trisomy, which can also be implicated in early pregnancy loss and can morphologically mimic molar pregnancy on histologic examination.
We found a high rate of autosomal trisomy in our series, which we confirmed by using a separate panel of mini STR primers.

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