euploid









euploid


euploid adjective

  1. having chromosomes present in an exact multiple of the haploid number

noun

  1. a euploid cell or individual

Compare aneuploid Derived Formseuploidy, nounWord Origin for euploid C20: from eu- + -ploid, as in haploid euploid in Medicine euploid [yōō′ploid′] adj.

  1. Having a chromosome number that is an exact multiple of the haploid number for the species.

n.

  1. An organism having a euploid chromosome number.

Related formseu′ploi′dy n.

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