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ploidy

[ploi-dee]
noun Biology.
  1. the number of homologous chromosome sets present in a cell or organism.
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Origin of ploidy

First recorded in 1935–40; see origin at -ploid, -y3
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ploidy in Medicine

ploidy

(ploidē)
n.
  1. A multiple of the basic number of chromosomes in a cell.
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