hexaploid


hexa·ploid

adjective \ˈhek-sə-ˌplid\

Definition of HEXAPLOID

:  having or being six times the monoploid chromosome number
hexaploid noun
hexa·ploi·dy \-ˌpli-dē\ noun

Origin of HEXAPLOID

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1912

hexa·ploid

adjective \ˈhek-sə-ˌplid\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HEXAPLOID

: having or being six times the monoploid chromosome number
hexaploid noun
hexa·ploi·dy \-ˌplid-ē\ noun, plural hexa·ploi·dies

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