Definition of Tetraploidy

1. Noun. (genetics) The condition where cells have four of each chromosome. ¹



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Definition of Tetraploidy

1. [n -DIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tetraploidy

tetraphosphorus trisulfide
tetraphosphorus trisulphide
tetraphosphorylated
tetraphyllous
tetrapla
tetraplas
tetraplegia
tetraplegias
tetraplegic
tetraplegics
tetraplicate
tetraplicates
tetraploid
tetraploidies
tetraploids
tetraploidy (current term)
tetrapneumonian
tetrapneumonians
tetrapnuemonian
tetrapod
tetrapods
tetrapody
tetrapous
tetrapteran
tetrapterous
tetraptote
tetraptotes
tetraptych
tetrapus
tetrapyrrole

Literary usage of Tetraploidy

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1. 2nd International Symposium on Genetic Manipulation in Crops by A. Mujeeb-Kazi, L. A. Sitch, International Rice Research Institute (1989)
"The major effect of in vitro callus culture on the S guianensis line used was a relatively high rate of induction of tetraploidy. The fact that tetraploids ..."

2. University of California Publications in Botany by University of California, Berkeley (1922)
"Unless tetraploidy successively originates within the growing point, ... There appears to be a striking contrast between tetraploidy in roots of diploid ..."

3. The Physical Basis of Heredity by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1919)
"The most interesting results on tetraploidy are those of Elie and Emile Marchal on certain mosses, for they have been able to produce tetraploid types ..."

4. The Physical Basis of Heredity by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1919)
"Unless tetraploidy is the simpler procedure we should a priori suppose that increasing (or decreasing) in pairs would, on the theory of chance alone, ..."

5. The Physical Basis of Heredity by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1919)
"This is what I understand by tetraploidy. There is some direct evidence that doubling may occur. If a new race or species is ever established in this way, ..."

6. Genetics; an Introduction to the Study of Heredity by Herbert Eugene Walter (1922)
"This condition is termed tetraploidy because it shows four times the gametic number of chromosomes. When a normal diploid Datura is crossed with a tet- ..."

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