: having or being a chromosome number that bears (such) a relationship to or is (so many) times the basic chromosome number of a given group

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International Scientific Vocabulary, from diploid and haploid

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“-ploid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-ploid. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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