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polyploid

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adjective poly·ploid \ˈpä-lē-ˌplȯid\

Definition of polyploid

  1. :  having or being a chromosome number that is a multiple greater than two of the monoploid number

polyploid noun
polyploidy play \-ˌplȯi-dē\ noun


Origin of polyploid

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1920


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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "polyploid"


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