mixoploid

[mik-suh-ploid]

noun Genetics.

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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