hypotetraploid

adjective

hy·​po·​tet·​ra·​ploid -ˈte-trə-ˌplȯid How to pronounce hypotetraploid (audio)
: having several chromosomes less than the tetraploid multiple of the basic genome
hypotetraploidy noun
plural hypotetraploidies

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“Hypotetraploid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypotetraploid. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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