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pentaploid

(pĕn′tə-ploid′)
adj.
Having five haploid sets of chromosomes.
n.
A pentaploid individual.
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pentaploid

(pĕn′tă-ployd) [″ + ploos, a fold, + eidos, form, shape]
Having five sets of chromosomes.
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pentaploid

a POLYPLOID individual having five sets of chromosomes.
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