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octoploid

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adjective oc·to·ploid \ˈäk-tə-ˌplȯid\

Definition of octoploid

  1. :  having a chromosome number eight times the basic haploid chromosome number

octoploid noun


Origin of octoploid

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1925


Medical Dictionary

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octoploid

adjective oc·to·ploid

Medical Definition of octoploid

  1. :  having a chromosome number eight times the basic haploid chromosome number

octoploidy \-ˌplȯid-ē\play noun plural octoploidies


Variants of octoploid

also octaploid \ˈäk-tə-ˌplȯid\play

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octoploid

noun oc·to·ploid

Medical Definition of octoploid

  1. :  an octoploid individual



Variants of octoploid

also octaploid

Learn More about octoploid

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "octoploid"


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