from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Having an extra copy of one or more chromosomes.
- noun A polysomic organism or cell.
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- adjective Having one or more duplicated
chromosomesbeyond the normal diploidcomplement
- adjective In auto-
polyploids, inheritance that involves pairing of homeologous chromosomes, rather than strictly homologous pairs.
- noun such an
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[poly– + (chromo)som(e) + –ic.]
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