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(of polyploid cells or organisms) having a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number, caused by one chromosome set being incomplete
a cell or individual of this type

aneuploid an·eu·ploid (ān’yōō-ploid’)
A cell or an organism characterized by aneuploidy.
Having a chromosome number that is not a multiple of the haploid number for the species. Many types of tumor cells are aneuploid. Compare diploid, haploid.


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