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amphiploid

[am-fuh-ploid] /ˈæm fəˌplɔɪd/
noun
1.
a hybrid organism having a diploid set of chromosomes from each parental species.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; amphi- + -ploid
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  • The reciprocal effect probably expressed more strongly in hybrids of the first amphiploid than in the other four hybrids.

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