hyperploid

adjective
hy·per·ploid | \ˈhī-pər-ˌplȯid \

Definition of hyperploid 

: having a chromosome number slightly greater than an exact multiple of the monoploid number

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hyperploid noun
hyperploidy \ˈhī-pər-ˌplȯi-dē \ noun

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1930, in the meaning defined above

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hyperploid

adjective
hy·per·ploid | \ˈhī-pər-ˌplȯid \

Medical Definition of hyperploid 

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

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hyperploid noun

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