amphiploid

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

Definition of amphiploid

of an interspecific hybrid

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

amphiploid

noun

amphiploidy

play \-ˌplȯi-dē\ noun

First Known Use of amphiploid

1943


Medical Dictionary

amphiploid

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

Medical Definition of amphiploid

  1. of an interspecific hybrid :  having at least one complete diploid set of chromosomes derived from each ancestral species

amphiploid

noun

amphiploidy

\-ˌplȯid-ē\play noun plural

amphiploidies


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