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aneuploid

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Pronunciation: /ˈanjʊplɔɪd
 
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Definition of aneuploid in English:

adjective

Genetics
Not euploid.
Example sentences
  • Fig 5 shows euploid and aneuploid colonies formed after the shift-down experiment.
  • First, of the population of tetraploid cells that enter stationary phase, both euploid and aneuploid members can be rescued by starvation in water.
  • When colonies are formed, the resulting cells tend to have euploid genomes derived from the aneuploid state by chromosome loss.

Derivatives

aneuploidy

1
noun
Example sentences
  • The most direct way to assess chromosomal aneuploidy is to evaluate chromosome numbers in metaphase cells.
  • It remains to be determined whether individual genes that contribute to MR in cases of aneuploidy or other chromosomal defects can mutate to an MR phenotype individually.
  • Special schemes were not required to avoid aneuploidy of X chromosome segments because exchange occurred in heterochromatin.

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