allopolyploid
An alloploid having three or more haploid sets of chromosomes. [allo- + polyploid]

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al·lo·poly·ploid .al-ō-'päl-i-.plȯid n an individual or strain whose chromosomes are composed of more than two genomes each of which has been derived more or less complete but possibly modified from one of two or more species compare AUTOPOLYPLOID
allopolyploid adj
al·lo·poly·ploi·dy -.plȯid-ē n, pl -dies

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  • allopolyploid — I. ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈpäləˌplȯid noun ( s) Etymology: all + polyploid : an individual or strain exhibiting allopolyploidy II. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : exhibiting allopolyploidy : being an allopolyploid * * * allopolyp …   Useful english dictionary

  • allopolyploid — noun Date: 1928 a polyploid individual or strain having a chromosome set composed of two or more chromosome sets derived more or less complete from different species • allopolyploid adjective • allopolyploidy noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • allopolyploid — allopolyploidy /al euh pol euh ploy dee/, n. /al euh pol euh ployd /, Biol. adj. 1. having more than two haploid sets of chromosomes that are dissimilar and derived from different species. n. 2. an allopolyploid cell or organism. Cf.… …   Universalium

  • allopolyploid — al•lo•pol•y•ploid [[t]ˌæl əˈpɒl əˌplɔɪd[/t]] adj. 1) gen having more than two haploid sets of chromosomes that are dissimilar and derived from different species 2) gen an allopolyploid cell or organism • Etymology: 1925–30 al lo•pol′y•ploi dy, n …   From formal English to slang

  • allopolyploid — /æləˈpɒləplɔɪd/ (say aluh poluhployd) adjective 1. having more than two haploid sets of chromosomes that are dissimilar and derived from different species. –noun 2. an allopolyploid cell or organism. {allo + polyploid} –allopolyploidy… …   Australian English dictionary

  • allopolyploid — aloploidas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Hibridinis organizmas, gautas sujungus ne mažiau kaip du skirtingų rūšių ar genčių genomus. atitikmenys: angl. alloploid; allopolyploid rus. аллоплоид; аллополиплоид ryšiai: sinonimas –… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • allopolyploid — n. [Gr. allos, other; polyploos, many fold; eidos, form] A polyploid produced by the chromosome doubling of a species or genus hybrid, that is, of an individual with two unlike chromosome sets …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • allopolyploid — 1. adjective Having multiple complete sets of chromosomes derived from different species 2. noun Such an organism …   Wiktionary

  • allopolyploid — al·lo·pol·y·ploid …   English syllables

  • allopolyploid — A polyploid organism with sets of chromosomes derived from different species. Opposite: autopolyploid …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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