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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.
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tetraploid

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

tet·ra·ploid

n. tetraploide, que posee cuatro grupos de cromosomas.
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[11, 14] Moreover, Prenatal BoBs[TM] has some limitations in the detection of polyploidies (triploidies and tetraploidies), [5, 9] which account for nearly 16% of abnormalities found by conventional karyotyping of POC.
Tetraploidies in particular, correspond to the replication of both genomic content and number of centrosomes which emerge as the result of defective cytokinesis or chromosome segregation during mitosis.
In particular, tetraploidies correspond to chromosome stages that have been associated with development of aneuploidies and chromosome instability (37, 38), but also appear in germ and somatic cells.