anisoploid

adjective an·iso·ploid \(ˈ)a¦nīsəˌplȯid\

Definition of anisoploid

  1. :  having a chromosome number (as triploid, pentaploid) that is an odd multiple of the basic number with consequent genetic incapability of sexual reproduction

anisoploidy

\(ˈ)aˈnīsəˌplȯidē\ noun, plural

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Origin and Etymology of anisoploid

1anis- + -ploid


First Known Use: 1940


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