octoploid

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adjective oc·to·ploid \ˈäk-tə-ˌplȯid\

Definition of octoploid

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

octoploid

noun

Origin and Etymology of octoploid

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octoploid

adjective oc·to·ploid
variants: also

octaploid

\ˈäk-tə-ˌplȯid\play

Medical Definition of octoploid

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

octoploidy

\-ˌplȯid-ē\play noun plural

octoploidies


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octoploid

noun oc·to·ploid
variants: also

octaploid

Medical Definition of octoploid

  1. :  an octoploid individual


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