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allopolyploid

[al-uh-pol-uh-ploid] /ˌæl əˈpɒl əˌplɔɪd/
adjective
1.
having more than two haploid sets of chromosomes that are dissimilar and derived from different species.
noun
2.
an allopolyploid cell or organism.
Compare autopolyploid.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; allo- + polyploid
Related forms
allopolyploidy
[al-uh-pol-uh-ploi-dee] /ˌæl əˈpɒl əˌplɔɪ di/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for allopolyploid

allopolyploid

/ˌæləˈpɒlɪˌplɔɪd/
adjective
1.
(of cells, organisms, etc) having more than two sets of haploid chromosomes inherited from different species
noun
2.
an interspecific hybrid of this type that is therefore fertile
Derived Forms
allopolyploidy, noun
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allopolyploid in Medicine

allopolyploid al·lo·pol·y·ploid (āl'ə-pŏl'ē-ploid')
adj.
Having three or more complete sets of chromosomes derived from different species. n.
An organism with three or more complete sets of chromosomes derived from different species.


al'lo·pol'y·ploi'dy n.
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