Definition of aneuploid in English:

aneuploid

adjective

Genetics
  • Having particular genes or chromosomal regions present in extra or fewer copies than in the normal type.

    • ‘When colonies are formed, the resulting cells tend to have euploid genomes derived from the aneuploid state by chromosome loss.’
    • ‘Ploidy analysis shows that the keratinocytes in the large cell acanthoma are frequently aneuploid.’
    • ‘The percentages of aneuploid bone marrow leukocytes were higher than those of aneuploid sperm for the two upper THH dose groups and for the positive control group.’
    • ‘Patients with aneuploid tumors have a poorer five-year survival rate than patients with diploid tumors.’
    • ‘Almost 50% of spontaneous abortions are aneuploid or polyploid and the incidence of numerical aberrations in live-born young is ~ 5/1000 births.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘All women are also offered an ultrasound scan for anomalies at 19 weeks' gestation, and invasive testing is offered in selected cases where structural anomalies are seen that suggest the fetus is aneuploid.’
    • ‘Ten of 18 diploid neoplasms were associated with an adverse event, and 2 of 9 aneuploid neoplasms were associated with an adverse event.’
    • ‘DNA ploidy analysis on Feulgenstained sections indicated that the large cell region was composed of predominantly tetraploid and aneuploid cells.’

Pronunciation

aneuploid

/ˈanyo͝oˌploid/