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amphidiploid

Definition:

an organism or cell having a diploid set of chromosomes from each parent

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

amphidiploids

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

amphiploid

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Polyploid | polyploidy | endopolyploidy

cells and organisms are those containing more than two paired sets of chromosomes. Most eukaryotic species are diploid, meaning they have two sets of chromosomes -- one set inherited from each parent. However polyploidy is found in some organisms and... (39 of 5031 words, 3 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Polyploid

Collins Dictionary:

amphidiploid | amphiploid

a plant originating from hybridization between two species in which the chromosome number is the sum of the chromosome numbers of both parental ... (23 of 266 words, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/amphidiploid

Merriam-Webster:

amphidiploid | allotetraploid | amphidiploidy [noun, related]

an interspecific hybrid having a complete diploid chromosome set from each parent form (13 of 32 words, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/amphidiploid

Random House Dictionary:

amphidiploid [biology]

a plant having the sum of the chromosome numbers of two parental species, owing to the doubling of the chromosomes in a hybrid of two species. (26 of 32 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/amphidiploid

American Heritage Dictionary:

amphidiploid | amphidiploidy [noun, related]

Having a diploid set of chromosomes derived from each parent. | An organism or individual having a diploid set of chromosomes derived from each ... (23 of 30 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/amphidiploid

Wiktionary:

amphidiploid | amphidiploids [plural]

[genetics] Having a diploid set of chromosomes from each of its parents | [biology] Such an organism (16 of 18 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/amphidiploid

Oxford Dictionary:

organism | organismal [derived] | organismic [derived]

an individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form | the material structure of an organism | a system or organization consisting of ... (20 of 103 words, 3 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/organism

Macmillan British Dictionary:

organism [countable] | organisms [plural]

[biology] a living thing such as a person, animal, or plant, especially an extremely small living thing | a system consisting of different parts that ... (24 of 75 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/organism

New World Dictionary:

organism | organismic [related] | organismically [adverb, related]

any individual animal, plant, bacterium, etc. having various parts or systems that function together as a whole to maintain life and its activities | ... (23 of 43 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/organism

Cambridge Dictionary:

organism

a single living plant, animal, virus, etc (7 of 19 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/organism

Encarta Dictionary:

organism | organisms [plural] | organismal [adjective, derived] | organismic [adjective, derived] | organismically [adverb, derived]

a living thing, e.g. a plant, animal, virus, or bacterium | a functioning system of interdependent parts that resembles a living thing (21 of 57 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861684835​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

amphidiploid

Audio: British English pronunciation of "amphidiploid"

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the Free Dictionary:

amphidiploid

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

amphidiploid

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amphiploid

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YourDictionary Audio:

amphidiploid

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