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Pronunciation: an′yū-ployd

Definition: Having an abnormal number of chromosomes not an exact multiple of the haploid number, as contrasted with abnormal numbers of complete haploid sets of chromosomes, such as diploid or triploid, etc.

[G. an- priv. + euploid]

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