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triploid

 [trip´loid]
having triple the haploid number of chromosomes (3n).
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trip·loid

(trip'loyd),
Pertaining to or characteristic of triploidy.
[tri- + -ploid]
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triploid

(trĭp′loid′)
adj.
Having three times the haploid number of chromosomes in the cell nucleus: triploid somatic cells.
n.
A triploid organism or cell.

trip′loi·dy n.
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trip·loid

(trip'loyd)
Pertaining to or characteristic of triploidy.
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triploid

Having three HAPLOID sets of chromosomes in each nucleus. The normal state of a body cell is DIPLOID.
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triploid

  1. having three times the HAPLOID (1) number of chromosomes.
  2. an individual of this type. see TETRAPLOID.
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