endopolyploidy

noun

en·​do·​poly·​ploidy ˌen-dō-ˈpä-li-ˌplȯi-dē How to pronounce endopolyploidy (audio)
: a polyploid state in which the chromosomes have divided repeatedly without subsequent division of the nucleus or cell
endopolyploid adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1945, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of endopolyploidy was in 1945

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“Endopolyploidy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endopolyploidy. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

endopolyploidy

noun
en·​do·​poly·​ploi·​dy ˌen-dō-ˈpäl-i-ˌplȯid-ē How to pronounce endopolyploidy (audio)
plural endopolyploidies
: a polyploid state in which the chromosomes have divided repeatedly without subsequent division of the nucleus or cell
endopolyploid adjective
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