Definition of Amphidiploid

1. Noun. (genetics) an organism or cell having a diploid set of chromosomes from each parent.

Generic synonyms: Being, Organism
Category relationships: Genetic Science, Genetics

Definition of Amphidiploid

1. Adjective. (genetics) Having a diploid set of chromosomes from each of its parents ¹

2. Noun. (biology) Such an organism ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Amphidiploid

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Medical Definition of Amphidiploid

1. Having a complete diploid chromosome set from each parent strain. Origin: amphi + diploid (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amphidiploid

amphicentric
amphicheiral
amphichiral
amphichroic
amphichromatic
amphiclous
amphicome
amphicrania
amphictyonic
amphictyonies
amphictyony
amphicyte
amphid
amphidextrous
amphidinolide
amphidiploid (current term)
amphidiploidies
amphidiploids
amphidiploidy
amphidisc
amphidiscs
amphidromical
amphidromous
amphids
amphigamous
amphigean
amphigen
amphigene
amphigenesis
amphigenetic

Literary usage of Amphidiploid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Molecular Markers in Plant Genome Analysis: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"The inheritance of polymorphic markers, both in the amphidiploid and in the Fl progeny in a TMV-2 X (BXC)2 cross, has also been demonstrated. ..."

2. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"... two genes in the amphidiploid genome of tobacco while only a single Fd-GOGAT gene appears to be present in the diploid genome of Nicotiana sylvestris. ..."

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