hyperploid


hy·per·ploid

adjective \ˈhī-pər-ˌplid\

Definition of HYPERPLOID

:  having a chromosome number slightly greater than an exact multiple of the monoploid number
hyperploid noun
hy·per·ploi·dy \-ˌpli-dē\ noun

Origin of HYPERPLOID

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1930

hy·per·ploid

adjective \ˈhī-pər-ˌplid\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYPERPLOID

: having a chromosome number slightly greater than an exact multiple of the monoploid or haploid number
hyperploid noun

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