verb poly·ploid·ize

Definition of polyploidize


  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cause to become polyploid polyploidize a plant

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to induce polyploidy a polyploidizing agent

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Origin and Etymology of polyploidize

polyploid + -ize

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to cast off or become cast off

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