from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having three times the haploid number of chromosomes in the cell nucleus: triploid somatic cells.
  • n. A triploid organism or cell.

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  • adj. Having three sets of chromosomes

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of a cell or organism having three complete sets of chromosomes


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