abnormal number of chromosomes, 1934, from aneuploid (1931), Modern Latin, coined 1922 by G. Täckholm from an- (1) “not” + euploid, from Greek eu- “well, good” (see eu-) + -ploid, from ploos “fold” + -oid.
aneuploidy an·eu·ploi·dy (ān’yə-ploi’dē)
The state of having a chromosome number that is not a multiple of the haploid number.
The state or condition of being aneuploid.
. a male given name. Historical Examples One fact more, and this demonstration that aneurin has been ante-dated will be complete. Notes and Queries, Vol. IV, Number 111, December 13, 1851 Various On aneurin her heart had been set, in him was all her pride. A Book of Ghosts Sabine Baring-Gould aneurin, like a true […]
. a white, crystalline, water-soluble compound of the vitamin-B complex, containing a thiazole and a pyrimidine group, C 12 H 17 ClN 4 OS, essential for normal functioning of the nervous system, a deficiency of which results chiefly in beriberi and other nerve disorders: occurring in many natural sources, as green peas, liver, and especially […]
a permanent cardiac or arterial dilatation usually caused by weakening of the vessel wall. Historical Examples The size of the aneurism varies between that of a pea and that of a mans head. Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold Physicians had been sent for, who had attributed his death to an aneurism. The Son of Monte Christo […]