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mixoploid

[ mik-suh-ploid ]
/ ˈmɪk səˌplɔɪd /
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noun Genetics.

an organism having an unequal number of chromosome sets in adjacent cells or tissues.

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Origin of mixoploid

1930–35; mixo- (<Greek, combining form of míxis a mingling) + -ploid

OTHER WORDS FROM mixoploid

mix·o·ploi·dy, noun
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