[ mik-suh-ploid ]
/ ˈmɪk səˌplɔɪd /
an organism having an unequal number of chromosome sets in adjacent cells or tissues.
Origin of mixoploid
1930–35; mixo- (< Greek, combining form of míxis a mingling) + -ploid
Related formsmix·o·ploi·dy, noun
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