hypodiploid

adjective
hy·​po·​dip·​loid | \ ˌhī-pō-ˈdi-ˌplȯid How to pronounce hypodiploid (audio) \

Definition of hypodiploid

: having slightly fewer than the diploid number of chromosomes

Other Words from hypodiploid

hypodiploidy \ ˌhī-​pō-​ˈdi-​ˌplȯi-​dē How to pronounce hypodiploidy (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of hypodiploid

1962, in the meaning defined above

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“Hypodiploid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypodiploid. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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hypodiploid

adjective
hy·​po·​dip·​loid | \ ˌhī-pō-ˈdip-ˌlȯid How to pronounce hypodiploid (audio) \

Medical Definition of hypodiploid

: having slightly fewer than the diploid number of chromosomes

Other Words from hypodiploid

hypodiploidy \ -​ˌlȯid-​ē How to pronounce hypodiploidy (audio) \ noun, plural hypodiploidies

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