tetraploid

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

tetra- +‎ -ploid

AdjectiveEdit

tetraploid (not comparable)

  1. (genetics) Having four times the haploid number of chromosomes in a cell nucleus.

NounEdit

tetraploid (plural tetraploids)

  1. A tetraploid cell.
  2. A tetraploid organism.

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