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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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aneuploid

(ˈænjʊˌplɔɪd)
adj
(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
n
(Genetics) a cell or individual of this type
ˈaneuˌploidy n
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For the A[B.sub.d] heterozygotes examined, the estimated frequency of aneuploidly at MII of (30%-50%) is significantly greater than the 6.7% observed in the "simple" heterozygotes from the hybrid zone.