Polyhaploidy

Definition

noun

The state of being polyhaploid.


Supplement

Similar to dihaploidy, polyhaploidy results from the haploidisation of polyploids.


Related forms: polyhaploid (noun, adjective), polyhaploidic (adjective).
Compare: haploidy, diploidy, monoploidy, dihaploidy.
See also: ploidy, homologous chromosomes.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Polyhaploidy&oldid=93914"
First | Previous (Polyhaploid) | Next (Polyhedral) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.