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triploid

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adjective trip·loid \ˈtri-ˌplȯid\

Definition of triploid

  1. :  having or being a chromosome number three times the monoploid number

triploid noun
triploidy play \-ˌplȯi-dē\ noun


Origin of triploid

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin triplus triple


First Known Use: 1911


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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "triploid"


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