hypoploid

adjective

hy·​po·​ploid ˈhī-pō-ˌplȯid How to pronounce hypoploid (audio)
: having a chromosome number slightly less than an exact multiple of the monoploid number
hypoploid noun

Word History

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hypoploid was in 1930

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“Hypoploid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypoploid. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

hypoploid

adjective
hy·​po·​ploid ˈhī-pō-ˌplȯid How to pronounce hypoploid (audio)
: having a chromosome number slightly less than an exact multiple of the monoploid or haploid number
hypoploid noun
hypoploidy noun
plural hypoploidies
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