polysomaty

noun
poly·​so·​ma·​ty | \ ˌpäl-i-ˈsō-mət-ē How to pronounce polysomaty (audio) \
plural polysomaties

Medical Definition of polysomaty

: the replication in somatic cells of the chromosome number through division of chromosomes without subsequent nuclear division

Other Words from polysomaty

polysomatic \ -​sō-​ˈmat-​ik How to pronounce polysomaty (audio) \ adjective

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“Polysomaty.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polysomaty. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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