amphiploid

amphiploid
adjective Date: 1945 of an interspecific hybrid having at least one complete diploid set of chromosomes derived from each parent speciesamphiploid nounamphiploidy noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • amphiploid — am·phi·ploid am(p) fi .plȯid adj of an interspecific hybrid having at least one complete diploid set of chromosomes derived from each ancestral species amphiploid n am·phi·ploi·dy .plȯid ē n, pl dies …   Medical dictionary

  • amphiploid — see allopolyploid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • amphiploid — /am feuh ployd /, n. a hybrid organism having a diploid set of chromosomes from each parental species. [1940 45; AMPHI + PLOID] * * * …   Universalium

  • amphiploid — am·phi·ploid …   English syllables

  • amphiploid — am•phi•ploid [[t]ˈæm fəˌplɔɪd[/t]] n. gen a hybrid organism having a diploid set of chromosomes from each parental species • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • amphiploid — …   Useful english dictionary

  • amphiploidy — noun see amphiploid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Spiranthes — Taxobox name = Spiranthes image width = 240px image caption = Spiranthes cernua regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Asparagales familia = Orchidaceae subfamilia = Orchidoideae tribus = Cranichideae subtribus =… …   Wikipedia

  • amphiploidy — noun see amphiploid I …   Useful english dictionary

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