triploid

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adjective trip·loid \ˈtri-ˌplȯid\

Definition of triploid

  1. :  having or being a chromosome number three times the monoploid number

triploid

noun

triploidy

play \-ˌplȯi-dē\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of triploid

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin triplus triple


Medical Dictionary

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triploid

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adjective trip·loid \ˈtrip-ˌlȯid\

Medical Definition of triploid

  1. :  having or being a chromosome number three times the monoploid number

triploidy

\-ˌlȯid-ē\play noun plural

triploidies


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triploid

noun trip·loid

Medical Definition of triploid

  1. :  a triploid individual


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