triploid


trip·loid

adjective \ˈtri-ˌplid\

Definition of TRIPLOID

:  having or being a chromosome number three times the monoploid number
trip·loid noun
trip·loi·dy \-ˌpli-dē\ noun

Origin of TRIPLOID

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin triplus triple
First Known Use: 1911

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