endopolyploidy

noun en·do·poly·ploidy \ ˌen-dō-ˈpä-li-ˌplȯi-dē \

Definition of endopolyploidy

: a polyploid state in which the chromosomes have divided repeatedly without subsequent division of the nucleus or cell

endopolyploid

play \ˌen-dō-ˈpä-li-ˌplȯid\ adjective

First Known Use of endopolyploidy

1945

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endopolyploidy

noun en·do·poly·ploi·dy \ ˌen-dō-ˈpäl-i-ˌplȯid-ē \

medical Definition of endopolyploidy

plural endopolyploidies
: a polyploid state in which the chromosomes have divided repeatedly without subsequent division of the nucleus or cell

endopolyploid

play \-ˌplȯid\ adjective

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