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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a chromosome number greater than but not an exact multiple of the normal euploid number.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a number of chromosomes that exceeds an exact multiple of the haploid number

Etymologies

From hyper- + -ploid (Wiktionary)

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