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Meaning of POLYPLOID

Pronunciation:  'pâlee`ployd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (genetics) an organism or cell having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes
  2. [adj]  (genetics; of a cell or organism) having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes; "a polyploid cell"; "a polyploid species"
 

POLYPLOID is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: triploid
 
 Antonyms: diploid, haploid, haploidic, monoploid
 
 See Also: being, organism

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Having more than the normal (us. diploid) number of chromosomes; a multiple of the haploid number that is caused by the chromosomal replication without nuclear division.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: A multiple of the haploid chromosome number that results from chromosome replication without nuclear division.
 

 

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