octoploid

adjective
oc·to·ploid | \ ˈäk-tə-ˌplȯid \

Definition of octoploid 

: having a chromosome number eight times the basic haploid chromosome number

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octoploid noun

First Known Use of octoploid

1921, in the meaning defined above

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octoploid

adjective
oc·to·ploid
variants: also octaploid \ˈäk-tə-ˌplȯid \

Medical Definition of octoploid 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: having a chromosome number eight times the basic haploid chromosome number

Other words from octoploid

octoploidy \-ˌplȯid-ē \ noun plural -dies

octoploid

noun
variants: also octaploid

Medical Definition of octoploid (Entry 2 of 2)

: an octoploid individual

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