polysomic

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adjective

poly·​so·​mic ˌpäl-i-ˈsō-mik How to pronounce polysomic (audio)
: basically polyploid but having one or a few chromosomes present in a greater or smaller number than is characteristic of the rest of the chromosome complement

polysomic

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noun

: a polysomic individual

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“Polysomic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polysomic. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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