[am-fi-dip-loid] /ˌæm fɪˈdɪp lɔɪd/
noun, Biology
a plant having the sum of the chromosome numbers of two parental species, owing to the doubling of the chromosomes in a hybrid of two species.
1925–30; amphi- + diploid
Example Sentences for amphidiploid
Genome evolution of diploid and amphidiploid species.
Hybrids will be examined for amphidiploid fertility.
British Dictionary definitions for amphidiploid
amphidiploid (ˌæmfɪˈdɪplɔɪd)
a plant originating from hybridization between two species in which the chromosome number is the sum of the chromosome numbers of both parental species. It behaves as an independent species

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