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tetraploid

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adjective tet·ra·ploid \ˈte-trə-ˌplȯid\

Definition of tetraploid

  1. :  having or being a chromosome number four times the monoploid number <a tetraploid cell>

tet·ra·ploi·dy play \-ˌplȯi-dē\ noun


Origin of tetraploid

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1912


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tetraploid

noun tet·ra·ploid

Definition of tetraploid

  1. :  a tetraploid individual



1921

First Known Use of tetraploid

1921


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