Hypoploid



[hahy-puh-ploid] /ˈhaɪ pəˌplɔɪd/ Biology

adjective
1.
having a chromosome number that is less than the diploid number.
noun
2.
a hypoploid cell or organism.
/ˈhaɪpəˌplɔɪd/
adjective
1.
having or designating a chromosome number that is less than a multiple of the haploid number

hypoploid hy·po·ploid (hī’pō-ploid’)
adj.
Having a chromosome number that is one or more lower than the normal haploid number of chromosomes characteristic for the species.
hy’po·ploi’dy n.

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