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polyploid

 [pol´e-ploid]
1. characterized by polyploidy.
2. an individual or cell characterized by polyploidy.
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pol·yp·loid

(pol'ē-ployd),
Characterized by or pertaining to polyploidy.
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polyploid

(pŏl′ē-ploid′)
adj.
Having one or more extra sets of chromosomes: a polyploid species; a polyploid cell.
n.
An organism with more than two sets of chromosomes.

pol′y·ploi′dy n.
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polyploid

adjective Referring to polyploidy, see there.
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pol·y·ploid

(pol'i-ployd)
Characterized by or pertaining to polyploidy.
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polyploid

Having more than twice the normal HAPLOID number of chromosomes. See also DIPLOID.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

polyploid

  1. (of cells or organisms) having three or more complete sets of chromosomes.
  2. an individual or cell of this type. see TRIPLOID, TETRAPLOID.
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