Pentaploid | definition of pentaploid by Medical dictionary
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Having five haploid sets of chromosomes.
A pentaploid individual.
pentaploid (pĕn′tă-ployd) [″ + ploos, a fold, + eidos, form, shape]
Having five sets of chromosomes.
pentaploid a POLYPLOID individual having five sets of chromosomes.
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