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Having two or more complete sets of chromosomes derived from different species.
An allopolyploid organism.
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(Genetics) (of cells, organisms, etc) having more than two sets of haploid chromosomes inherited from different species
(Genetics) an interspecific hybrid of this type that is therefore fertile
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al•lo•pol•y•ploid(ˌæl əˈpɒl əˌplɔɪd)
1. having more than two haploid sets of chromosomes that are dissimilar and derived from different species.n.
2. an allopolyploid cell or organism.
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