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Adjective: polyploid  'pó-lee,ployd
  1. (genetics) of a cell or organism having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes
    "a polyploid cell"; "a polyploid species"
Noun: polyploid  'pó-lee,ployd
  1. (genetics) an organism or cell having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes

Derived forms: polyploids

See also: triploid

Type of: being, organism

Antonym: diploid, haploid

Encyclopedia: Polyploid