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euploid

Syllabification: eu·ploid
Pronunciation: /ˈyo͞oploid
 
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Definition of euploid in English:

adjective

Biology
(Of a nucleus, cell, or organism) having an exact multiple of the haploid number of chromosomes.
Example sentences
  • The pilot study shows that in vitro grown and matured oocytes from preantral follicles that progress to metaphase II possess euploid numbers of chromosomes.
  • When colonies are formed, the resulting cells tend to have euploid genomes derived from the aneuploid state by chromosome loss.
  • Aneuploid pollen grains compete poorly with euploid pollen and so aneuploidies are eliminated when propagated through the male.

Origin

from eu- + -ploid.

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