[ te-truh-ploid ]
/ ˈtɛ trəˌplɔɪd /
having a chromosome number that is four times the basic or haploid number.
a tetraploid cell or organism.
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British Dictionary definitions for tetraploid
/ (ˈtɛtrəˌplɔɪd) genetics /
having four times the haploid number of chromosomes in the nucleus
a tetraploid organism, nucleus, or cell
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Medical definitions for tetraploid
[ tĕt′rə-ploid′ ]
Having four times the haploid number of chromosomes in the cell nucleus.
A tetraploid individual.
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