hyperploid
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1930 having a chromosome number slightly greater than an exact multiple of the monoploid number • hyperploid nounhyperploidy noun

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  • hyperploid — [hī′pər ploid΄] adj. having one or more chromosomes in addition to the characteristic euploid number of chromosomes: cf. HYPOPLOID …   English World dictionary

  • hyperploid — I. ˈhīpə(r)ˌplȯid adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hyper + ploid : having or being a chromosome number slightly greater than an exact multiple of the monoploid number II. noun ( s) : a hyperploid organism * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • hyperploid — hyperploidy, n. /huy peuhr ployd /, Biol. adj. 1. having a chromosome number that is greater than but not a multiple of the diploid number. n. 2. a hyperploid cell or organism. [1925 30; HYPER + PLOID] * * * …   Universalium

  • hyperploid — hy·per·ploid hī pər .plȯid adj having a chromosome number slightly greater than an exact multiple of the monoploid or haploid number hyperploid n * * * hy·per·ploid (hiґpər ploid) [hyper + ploid] 1. having more than the typical number of… …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperploid — /ˈhaɪpəplɔɪd/ (say huypuhployd) adjective 1. having or being a chromosome number which is more than an exact multiple of the monoploid number. –noun 2. a cell or organism which is hyperploid. {hyper + (di)ploid} …   Australian English dictionary

  • hyperploid — hiperploidas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Ląstelė ar individas, turintys didesnį pavienių chromosomų skaičių. atitikmenys: angl. hyperploid rus. гиперплоид …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • hyperploid — adj. [Gr. hyper, above; aploos, onefold] Cells or individuals having more chromosomes (or segments) than the characteristic euploid number; see hypoploid, aneuploid, monoploid, polyploid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • hyperploid — n. cell or organism which has more chromosomes than diploids (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hyperploid — hy·per·ploid …   English syllables

  • hyperploid — hy•per•ploid [[t]ˈhaɪ pərˌplɔɪd[/t]] adj. gen having a chromosome number that is greater than but not a multiple of the diploid number • Etymology: 1925–30 hy′per•ploid′y, n …   From formal English to slang

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