heteroploid definition

  • adjective:
    • Having a chromosome number that isn't a whole-number several for the haploid chromosome number for the types.
    • Having a chromosome quantity that's neither the haploid nor the diploid quantity normal in types.
  • noun:
    • (genetics) an organism or mobile having a chromosome number that isn't a straight multiple of haploid chromosome quantity for the types

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