amphidiploid

noun
am·​phi·​dip·​loid | \ ˌam(p)-fi-ˈdi-ˌplȯid How to pronounce amphidiploid (audio) \

Definition of amphidiploid

: an interspecific hybrid having a complete diploid chromosome set from each parent form

called also allotetraploid

Other Words from amphidiploid

amphidiploid adjective
amphidiploidy \ ˌam(p)-​fi-​ˈdi-​ˌplȯi-​dē How to pronounce amphidiploidy (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of amphidiploid

1930, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amphidiploid

amphi- + diploid entry 2

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“Amphidiploid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amphidiploid. Accessed 23 Nov. 2020.

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amphidiploid

noun
am·​phi·​dip·​loid | \ ˌam(p)-fi-ˈdip-ˌlȯid How to pronounce amphidiploid (audio) \

Medical Definition of amphidiploid

: an interspecific hybrid having a complete diploid chromsome set from each parent form

Other Words from amphidiploid

amphidiploid adjective
amphidiploidy \ -​ˌlȯid-​ē How to pronounce amphidiploidy (audio) \ noun, plural amphidiploidies

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