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allopolyploid

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noun al·lo·poly·ploid \ˌa-lō-ˈpä-li-ˌplȯid\

Definition of allopolyploid

  1. :  a polyploid individual or strain having a chromosome set composed of two or more chromosome sets derived more or less complete from different species

allopolyploid

adjective

allopolyploidy

play \-ˌplȯi-dē\ noun


1928

First Known Use of allopolyploid

1928


Medical Dictionary

allopolyploid

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noun al·lo·poly·ploid \ˌal-ō-ˈpäl-i-ˌplȯid\

Medical Definition of allopolyploid

  1. :  an individual or strain whose chromosomes are composed of more than two genomes each of which has been derived more or less complete but possibly modified from one of two or more species—compare autopolyploid

allopolyploid

adjective

allopolyploidy

\-ˌplȯid-ē\play noun plural

allopolyploidies




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