[ al-uh-pol-uh-ploid ]
/ ˌæl əˈpɒl əˌplɔɪd /
having more than two haploid sets of chromosomes that are dissimilar and derived from different species.
an allopolyploid cell or organism.
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OTHER WORDS FROM allopolyploidal·lo·pol·y·ploi·dy [al-uh-pol-uh-ploi-dee] /ˌæl əˈpɒl əˌplɔɪ di/, noun
Words nearby allopolyploid
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British Dictionary definitions for allopolyploidy
/ (ˌæləˈpɒlɪˌplɔɪd) /
(of cells, organisms, etc) having more than two sets of haploid chromosomes inherited from different species
an interspecific hybrid of this type that is therefore fertile
Derived forms of allopolyploidallopolyploidy, noun
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Medical definitions for allopolyploidy
[ ăl′ə-pŏl′ē-ploid′ ]
Having two or more complete sets of chromosomes derived from different species.
An allopolyploid organism.
Other words from allopolyploidal′lo•pol′y•ploi′dy n.
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