amphiploid

adjective
am·​phi·​ploid | \ˈam(p)-fi-ˌplȯid \

Definition of amphiploid 

of an interspecific hybrid

: having at least one complete diploid set of chromosomes derived from each parent species

Other Words from amphiploid

amphiploid noun
amphiploidy \ -​ˌplȯi-​dē \ noun

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1943, in the meaning defined above

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amphiploid

adjective
am·​phi·​ploid | \ˈam(p)-fi-ˌplȯid \

Medical Definition of amphiploid 

of an interspecific hybrid

: having at least one complete diploid set of chromosomes derived from each ancestral species

Other Words from amphiploid

amphiploid noun
amphiploidy \ -​ˌplȯid-​ē \ noun plural -dies

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