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polyploid

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

pol·yp·loid

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

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.

polyploid

adjective Referring to polyploidy, see there.

pol·y·ploid

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

polyploid

Having more than twice the normal HAPLOID number of chromosomes. See also DIPLOID.

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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These complements included numerical abnormalities, all mosaicisms, such as polyploidies (with randomly positioned chromosomes) (Fig.
After applying square root transformation, the exact student's t-test adjusted for heterogeneous variances showed that frequency of normal metaphase cells in A was higher than in B (p=0.005) and that there was a significant difference in the frequency of polyploidies between groups, higher in B than in A (p=0.044) (Table II).
Regarding this, in many cases, polyploidies appeared since the first passage.