hyperploid

adjective
hy·​per·​ploid | \ ˈhī-pər-ˌplȯid How to pronounce hyperploid (audio) \

Definition of hyperploid

: having a chromosome number slightly greater than an exact multiple of the monoploid number

Other Words from hyperploid

hyperploid noun
hyperploidy \ ˈhī-​pər-​ˌplȯi-​dē How to pronounce hyperploidy (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of hyperploid

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Hyperploid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperploid. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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hyperploid

adjective
hy·​per·​ploid | \ ˈhī-pər-ˌplȯid How to pronounce hyperploid (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperploid

: having a chromosome number slightly greater than an exact multiple of the monoploid or haploid number

Other Words from hyperploid

hyperploid noun

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