hypoploid


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hypoploid

[′hī·pō‚plȯid]
(genetics)
Having a deficit of one or more chromosomes, or parts of chromosomes, from a whole multiple of the haploid number.
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Aneuploids with odd numbers of chromosomes among tetraploids, in addition to the readily identifiable pairs of chromosomes, had single copies of some chromosomes (in hypoploids, Fig.