polysomic

adjective
poly·​so·​mic | \ ˌpäl-i-ˈsō-mik How to pronounce polysomic (audio) \

Medical Definition of polysomic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: 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

noun

Medical Definition of polysomic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a polysomic individual

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“Polysomic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polysomic. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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