[ trahy-soh-mik ]
/ traɪˈsoʊ mɪk /

adjective Genetics.

having one chromosome in addition to the usual diploid number.


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Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?

Origin of trisomic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020