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Having five haploid sets of chromosomes.
A pentaploid individual.
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(Biology) containing five haploid sets of chromosomes
(Biology) a pentaploid organism
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1. having a chromosome number that is five times the haploid number.n.
2. a pentaploid cell or organism.
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