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tet·ra·ploid / ˈtetrəˌploid/ Biol. • adj. (of a cell or nucleus) containing four homologous sets of chromosomes. ∎  (of an organism or species) composed of such cells. • n. an organism, variety, or species of this type. DERIVATIVES: tet·ra·ploi·dy n.

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tetraploid

tetraploid Describing a nucleus, cell, or organism that has four times (4n) the haploid number (n) of chromosomes. See also polyploid.

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