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hy•per•ploid



Pronunciation: (hī'pur-ploid"), [key] Biol.

adj.
having a chromosome number that is greater than but not a multiple of the diploid number.

n.
a hyperploid cell or organism.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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