pentaploidy
noun see pentaploid

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pentaploidy — pen·ta·ploi·dy …   English syllables

  • pentaploidy — noun see pentaploid I * * * pentˈaploidy noun The condition of having five sets of chromosomes • • • Main Entry: ↑pentaploid …   Useful english dictionary

  • pentaploid — pentaploidy, n. /pen teuh ployd /, adj. 1. having a chromosome number that is five times the haploid number. n. 2. a pentaploid cell or organism. [1920 25; PENTA + PLOID] * * * …   Universalium

  • pentaploid — adjective Date: 1921 having or being a chromosome number that is five times the basic number • pentaploid noun • pentaploidy noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pentaploid — [pen′tə ploid΄] adj. [ PENTA + PLOID] Biol. having five times the haploid number of chromosomes n. a pentaploid cell or organism pentaploidy n …   English World dictionary

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