endopolyploidy

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endopolyploidy en·do·pol·y·ploi·dy (ěn'dō-pŏl'ē-ploi'dē)
n.
A process by which chromosomes replicate without the division of the cell nucleus, resulting in a polyploid nucleus. Also called endomitosis.


en'do·pol'y·ploid' adj.
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