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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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(Genetics) (of polyploid cells or organisms) having a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number, caused by one chromosome set being incomplete
(Genetics) a cell or individual of this type
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|Adj.||1.||aneuploid - having a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number|
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