pentaploid


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pen·ta·ploid

 (pĕn′tə-ploid′)
adj.
Having five haploid sets of chromosomes.
n.
A pentaploid individual.

pentaploid

(ˈpɛntəˌplɔɪd) biology
adj
(Biology) containing five haploid sets of chromosomes
n
(Biology) a pentaploid organism

pen•ta•ploid

(ˈpɛn təˌplɔɪd)

adj.
1. having a chromosome number that is five times the haploid number.
n.
2. a pentaploid cell or organism.
[1920–25]
pen′ta•ploi`dy, n.
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