polysomic

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

polysomic (not comparable)

  1. Having one or more duplicated chromosomes beyond the normal diploid complement
  2. In auto-polyploids, inheritance that involves pairing of homeologous chromosomes, rather than strictly homologous pairs.

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Noun[edit]

polysomic (plural polysomics)

  1. such an organism or chromosome