ploidy

noun ploi·dy \ ˈplȯi-dē \

Definition of ploidy

: degree of repetition of the basic number of chromosomes

Origin and Etymology of ploidy

from such words as diploidy, hexaploidy


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ploidy

noun ploi·dy \ ˈplȯid-ē \

medical Definition of ploidy

plural ploidies
: degree of repetition of the basic number of chromosomes

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