hexaploid

adjective
hexa·​ploid | \ ˈhek-sə-ˌplȯid How to pronounce hexaploid (audio) \

Definition of hexaploid

: having or being six times the monoploid chromosome number

Other Words from hexaploid

hexaploid noun
hexaploidy \ ˈhek-​sə-​ˌplȯi-​dē How to pronounce hexaploidy (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of hexaploid

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hexaploid was in 1912

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“Hexaploid.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hexaploid. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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hexaploid

adjective
hexa·​ploid | \ ˈhek-sə-ˌplȯid How to pronounce hexaploid (audio) \

Medical Definition of hexaploid

: having or being six times the monoploid chromosome number

Other Words from hexaploid

hexaploid noun
hexaploidy \ -​ˌplȯid-​ē How to pronounce hexaploidy (audio) \ noun, plural hexaploidies

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