Aneuploid

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Aneuploid

(Science: biology) The characteristic of having a chromosome complement that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number, with either fewer or more than the normal number of chromosomes in the cell. Chromosomes may be present in multiple copies (e.g. Trisomy) or one of a homologous pair may be missing in a diploid cell. This is an abnormal cell.

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