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Having a chromosome number that is not a multiple of the haploid number for the species.
A cell or an organism characterized by an aneuploid chromosome number.
an′eu·ploi′dy (-ploi′dē) n.
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|Noun||1.||aneuploidy - an abnormality involving a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number (one chromosome set is incomplete)|
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