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(ˈhɛksəˌplɔɪd) biology
(Biology) an organism made up of cells containing six sets of chromosomes
(Biology) having six times the normal number of chromosomes
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(ˈhɛk səˌplɔɪd)

1. having a chromosome number that is six times the haploid number.
2. a hexaploid cell or organism.
hex′a•ploi`dy, n.
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