tetraploid


1tet·ra·ploid

adjective \ˈte-trə-ˌplid\

Definition of TETRAPLOID

:  having or being a chromosome number four times the monoploid number <a tetraploid cell>
tet·ra·ploi·dy \-ˌpli-dē\ noun

Origin of TETRAPLOID

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1912

2tetraploid

noun

Definition of TETRAPLOID

:  a tetraploid individual

First Known Use of TETRAPLOID

1921

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