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The state of being polyhaploid.


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.