hypodiploid

adjective hy·po·dip·loid \ ˌhī-pō-ˈdi-ˌplȯid \

Definition of hypodiploid

: having slightly fewer than the diploid number of chromosomes

hypodiploidy

play \ˌhī-pō-ˈdi-ˌplȯi-dē\ noun

First Known Use of hypodiploid

1962


Medical Dictionary

hypodiploid

adjective hy·po·dip·loid \ ˌhī-pō-ˈdip-ˌlȯid \

medical Definition of hypodiploid

: having slightly fewer than the diploid number of chromosomes

hypodiploidy

play \-ˌlȯid-ē\ noun plural -dies

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