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tet·ra·ploid

 (tĕt′rə-ploid′)
adj.
Having four times the haploid number of chromosomes in the cell nucleus: a tetraploid species.
n.
A tetraploid individual.

tet′ra·ploi′dy n.

tetraploid

(ˈtɛtrəˌplɔɪd) genetics
adj
(Genetics) having four times the haploid number of chromosomes in the nucleus
n
(Genetics) a tetraploid organism, nucleus, or cell

tet•ra•ploid

(ˈtɛ trəˌplɔɪd)

adj.
1. having a chromosome number that is four times the basic or haploid number.
n.
2. a tetraploid cell or organism.
[1925–30]
tet′ra•ploi`dy, n.
Translations

tet·ra·ploid

n. tetraploide, que posee cuatro grupos de cromosomas.
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