HyperDic: polyploid

English > 2 senses of the word polyploid:
ADJECTIVEallpolyploidof a cell or organism having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes
NOUNanimalpolyploid(genetics) an organism or cell having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes
English > polyploid: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a cell or organism having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes.
Examples
  • "a polyploid cell"
  • "a polyploid species"
Categorygenetics, genetic scienceThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
NarrowertriploidOf a cell or organism having three complete sets of chromosomes
OppositediploidOf a cell or organism having two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number
haploid, haploidic, monoploidOf a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes
Spanishpoliploide
Catalanpoliploide
Nounspolyploid(genetics) an organism or cell having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes
English > polyploid: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaning(genetics) an organism or cell having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes.
Categorygenetics, genetic scienceThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Broaderorganism, beingA living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
Spanishpoliploide
Catalanpoliploide, poliploïdia
Adjectivespolyploidof a cell or organism having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes

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