hexaploidy
noun see hexaploid

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hexaploidy — See polyploidy …   Medical dictionary

  • hexaploidy — hex·a·ploidy …   English syllables

  • hexaploidy — dē noun ( es) : the condition of being hexaploid …   Useful english dictionary

  • hexaploid — hexaploidy, n. /hek seuh ployd /, Biol. adj. 1. having a chromosome number that is six times the haploid number. n. 2. a hexaploid cell or organism. Cf. polyploid. [1915 20; HEXA + PLOID] * * * …   Universalium

  • Barbus petitjeani — Systematik Otophysi Ordnung: Karpfenartige (Cypriniformes) Überfamilie: Cyprinoidei Familie: Karpfenfische (Cypr …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hexaploid — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1912 having or being six times the monoploid chromosome number • hexaploid noun • hexaploidy noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ploidy — noun Etymology: from such words as diploidy, hexaploidy Date: 1939 degree of repetition of the basic number of chromosomes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hexaploid — [ hɛksəplɔɪd] adjective Genetics having or denoting cells or nuclei containing six homologous sets of chromosomes. Derivatives hexaploidy noun …   English new terms dictionary

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