ploidy

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ploi·dy

 (ploi′dē)
n.
A multiple of the basic number of chromosomes in a cell.

[From diploidy and haploidy.]

ploi•dy

(ˈplɔɪ di)

n.
the number of chromosome sets in the nucleus of a cell.
[1935–40; see -ploid, -y3]
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Aneuploid (ahn-u-ployd) An animal that has more or fewer chromosomes than an exact multiple of the monoploid number.