aneuploid

adjective
an·eu·ploid | \ˈan-yu̇-ˌploid \

Definition of aneuploid 

: having or being a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the usually haploid number — compare euploid

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Other Words from aneuploid

aneuploid noun
aneuploidy \-ˌplȯi-dē \ noun

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They had been offered the opportunity to try to get pregnant with their aneuploid embryos. Stephen S. Hall, The Cut, "There could soon be a baby-boom among women who thought they’d hit an IVF dead end.," 17 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of aneuploid

1926, in the meaning defined above

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aneuploid

adjective
an·eu·ploid | \ˈan-yu̇-ˌploid \

Medical Definition of aneuploid 

: having or being a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the usually haploid number — compare euploid

Other Words from aneuploid

aneuploid noun
aneuploidy \-ˌplȯid-ē \ noun plural -dies

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