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mixoploid

[mik-suh-ploid] /ˈmɪk səˌplɔɪd/
noun, Genetics.
1.
an organism having an unequal number of chromosome sets in adjacent cells or tissues.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; mixo- (< Greek, combining form of míxis a mingling) + -ploid
Related forms
mixoploidy, noun
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