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endoreduplication in Medicine

endoreduplication en·do·re·du·pli·ca·tion (ěn'dō-rĭ-dōō'plĭ-kā'shən, -dyōō'-)
n.
A form of polyploidy or polysomy characterized by redoubling of chromosomes, giving rise to four-stranded chromosomes at prophase and metaphase.

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