hypoploid
adjective Date: 1930 having a chromosome number slightly less than an exact multiple of the monoploid number • hypoploid noun

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  • hypoploid — [hī′pə ploid΄] adj. having one or more fewer chromosomes than the characteristic euploid number of chromosomes: cf. HYPERPLOID …   English World dictionary

  • hypoploid — hypoploidy, n. /huy peuh ployd /, Biol. adj. 1. having a chromosome number that is less than the diploid number. n. 2. a hypoploid cell or organism. [1925 30; HYPO + PLOID] * * * …   Universalium

  • hypoploid — hy·po·ploid hī pō .plȯid adj having a chromosome number slightly less than an exact multiple of the monoploid or haploid number hypoploid n hy·po·ploi·dy .plȯid ē n, pl dies * * * hy·po·ploid (hiґpo ploid) [hypo + ploid] the aneuploid, almost… …   Medical dictionary

  • hypoploid — hipoploidas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Ląstelė ar individas, turintis sumažėjusį negu euploidiniame rinkinyje atskirų chromosomų skaičių. atitikmenys: angl. hypoploid rus. гипоплоид …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • hypoploid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ˌplȯid adjective Etymology: hypo + ploid : having a chromosome number a little smaller than an exact multiple of the monoploid number * * * hypoploidy, n. /huy peuh ployd /, Biol. adj. 1. having a chromosome number that is less than… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypoploid — adj. [Gr. hypo, under; aploos, onefold; eides, form] Cells or individuals with one or more chromosomes or segments deleted; see hyperploid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • hypoploid — n. organism or cell which lacks one or more chromosomes in a set (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypoploid — hy·po·ploid …   English syllables

  • hypoploid — hy•po•ploid [[t]ˈhaɪ pəˌplɔɪd[/t]] adj. gen having a chromosome number that is less than the diploid number • Etymology: 1925–30 hy′po•ploid′y, n …   From formal English to slang

  • hypoploid — The situation in which a particular chromosome or chromosome segment is present in less than the normal number. Opposite: hyperploid …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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