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eu·ploid

 (yo͞o′ploid′)
adj.
Having a chromosome number that is an exact multiple of the haploid number for the species.
n.
An organism having a euploid chromosome number.

eu′ploi′dy n.
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euploid

(ˈjuːplɔɪd)
adj
(Biology) having chromosomes present in an exact multiple of the haploid number
n
(Biology) a euploid cell or individual
[C20: from eu- + -ploid, as in haploid]
ˈeuploidy n
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eu•ploid

(ˈyu plɔɪd)
adj.
1. having an exact multiple of the haploid chromosome member.
n.
2. a euploid cell or organism.
[1925–30; eu- + -ploid]
eu′ploi•dy,

n.
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