Medical Dictionary


noun al·lo·poly·ploid \ˌal-ō-ˈpäl-i-ˌplid\

Medical Definition of ALLOPOLYPLOID

:  an individual or strain whose chromosomes are composed of more than two genomes each of which has been derived more or less complete but possibly modified from one of two or more species—compare autopolyploid
allopolyploid adjective
al·lo·poly·ploi·dy \-ˌplid-ē\ noun, plural al·lo·poly·ploi·dies


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