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Resembling a polyp, or polyp-shaped, as in polypoid lesions in stomach.


Word origin: Middle English polip, nasal tumor, from Old French polipe, from Latin pōlypus, cuttlefish, nasal tumor, from Greek polupous, poulupous : polu-, poly- + pous, foot.

See also: polyp.

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Re: Autopolyploids and Allopolyploids

... marker phenotypes. Of these marker phenotypes, genotypes can be deduced fully only in case of monoallele and quadriallele classes. Consequently, polypoid allele frequencies cannot be calculated directly. As second complication arises if ‘null’ alleles are truly present in a population. Their ...

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by javedshaikm
Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:38 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Autopolyploids and Allopolyploids
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