Allopolyploidy



having more than two haploid sets of chromosomes that are dissimilar and derived from different species.
an allopolyploid cell or organism.
adjective
(of cells, organisms, etc) having more than two sets of haploid chromosomes inherited from different species
noun
an interspecific hybrid of this type that is therefore fertile

allopolyploid al·lo·pol·y·ploid (āl’ə-pŏl’ē-ploid’)
adj.
Having three or more complete sets of chromosomes derived from different species. n.
An organism with three or more complete sets of chromosomes derived from different species.
al’lo·pol’y·ploi’dy n.

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