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hexaploid

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adjective hexa·ploid \ˈhek-sə-ˌplȯid\

Definition of hexaploid

  1. :  having or being six times the monoploid chromosome number

hexaploid noun
hexaploidy play \-ˌplȯi-dē\ noun


Origin of hexaploid

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1912


Medical Dictionary

hexaploid

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adjective hexa·ploid \ˈhek-sə-ˌplȯid\

Medical Definition of hexaploid

  1. :  having or being six times the monoploid chromosome number

hexaploid noun
hexaploidy \-ˌplȯid-ē\play noun plural hexaploidies



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "hexaploid"


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