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

having a chromosome number that is less than the diploid number.
a hypoploid cell or organism.
having or designating a chromosome number that is less than a multiple of the haploid number

hypoploid hy·po·ploid (hī’pō-ploid’)
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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