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hy·per·ploid

 (hī′pər-ploid′)
adj.
Having a chromosome number greater than but not an exact multiple of the normal euploid number.

hy′per·ploid′ n.
hy′per·ploi′dy n.

hyperploid

(ˈhaɪpəˌplɔɪd)
adj
(Biology) biology having or relating to a chromosome number that exceeds an exact multiple of the haploid number
ˈhyperˌploidy n

hy•per•ploid

(ˈhaɪ pərˌplɔɪd)

adj.
having a chromosome number that is greater than but not a multiple of the diploid number.
[1925–30]
hy′per•ploid′y, n.
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From Table 2, we can see a significant predominance of hypoploid cells compared to hyperploid.
Hyperploid plants accounted for 14% of the population and hypoploids made up 30%.
Distinguishing hypodiploid tumors from near-diploid, hyperploid tumors.