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Polyhaploidy

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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.