Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Consisting of an aggregation of smaller grains: used by some lithologists to note a grain or chondrus of this character.

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  • adjective geology Having grains or layers of multiple minerals
  • adjective genetics Having both polyploid and diploid cells in the same tissue

Etymologies

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From poly- +‎ somatic

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