heteroploidy

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heteroploidy

[¦hed·ə·rō¦plȯid·ē]
(genetics)
A chromosome complement in which one or more chromosomes, or parts of chromosomes, are present in number different from the numbers of the rest.
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Isoenzyme stability in human heteroploid cell lines.