tetraploidy
noun see tetraploid I

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  • tetraploidy — noun The condition where cells have four of each chromosome …   Wiktionary

  • tetraploidy — tet·ra·ploi·dy (tetґrə ploi″de) the state of having four sets of chromosomes (4n) …   Medical dictionary

  • tetraploidy — tet·ra·ploi·dy …   English syllables

  • tetraploidy — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌplȯidē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tetraploid (I) + y : the condition of being tetraploid * * * tetˈraploidy noun The condition of being tetraploid …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetraploid — tetraploidy, n. /te treuh ployd /, adj. Biol. 1. having a chromosome number that is four times the basic or haploid number. n. 2. a tetraploid cell or organism. [1925 30; TETRA + PLOID] * * * …   Universalium

  • Polyploidy — occurs in cells and organisms when there are more than two homologous sets of chromosomes.Most organisms are normally diploid; polyploidy may occur due to abnormal cell division. It is most commonly found in plants. Haploidy may also occur as a… …   Wikipedia

  • Polyploid — This image shows haploid (single), diploid (double), triploid (triple), and tetraploid (quadruple) sets of chromosomes. Triploid and tetraploid chromosomes are examples of polyploidy. Polyploid is a term used to describe cells and organisms… …   Wikipedia

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