euploid

adjective eu·ploid \ ˈyü-ˌplȯid \

Definition of euploid

: having a chromosome number that is an exact multiple of the monoploid number — compare aneuploid

euploid

noun

euploidy

play \ˈyü-ˌplȯi-dē\ noun

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euploid

adjective eu·ploid \ ˈyü-ˌplȯid \

medical Definition of euploid

: having a chromosome number that is an exact multiple of the haploid number — compare aneuploid

euploid

noun

euploidy

play \-ˌplȯid-ē\ noun, plural -dies

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