[ploi-dee] /ˈplɔɪ di/
the number of homologous chromosome sets present in a cell or organism.
ploidy ploi·dy (ploi’dē)
A multiple of the basic number of chromosomes in a cell.
/plok’t*/ Press Lots Of Keys To Abort. To press random keys in an attempt to get some response from the system. One might plokta when the abort procedure for a program is not known, or when trying to figure out if the system is just sluggish or really hung. Plokta can also be used while […]
[pluhm] /plʌm/ noun, Surgery. 1. any inert material inserted into a body cavity for therapeutic purposes.
plombage plom·bage (pləm-bäzh’, plôm-) n. The use of an inert material to fill an abnormal cavity in the body.
/ˈpluːmə/ noun 1. William (Charles Franklyn). 1903–73, British poet, novelist, and short-story writer, born in South Africa. His novels include Turbott Wolfe (1926) and The Case is Altered (1932)