Definition of triploid
: having or being a chromosome number three times the monoploid number
triploidyplay \-ˌplȯi-dē\ noun
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Triploid chromosomes can replicate for normal growth, but can’t make sperm or eggs3.
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Origin and Etymology of triploid
International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin triplus triple
First Known Use: 1911See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of triploid
: a triploid individual
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