ploid

-ploid

a combining form meaning “having chromosome sets” of the kind or number specified by the initial element: hexaploid.

Origin:
extracted from haploid, diploid, etc.

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-ploid
 
adj combining form, —n combining form
indicating a specific multiple of a single set of chromosomes: diploid
 
[from Greek -pl(oos) -fold + -oid]
 
-ploidy
 
n combining form

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-ploid suff.
Having or being a number of chromosomes that has a specified relationship to, or is a multiple of, the basic number of chromosomes of a group: heteroploid.

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