Definition of Octoploid

1. Adjective. (genetics) having eight complete sets of chromosomes in a single cell ¹



2. Noun. (biology) a cell or organism that has eight complete sets of chromosomes ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Octoploid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Octoploid

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octonion
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octonionics
octonions
octonocular
octopamine
octopede
octopedes
octopetalous
octophobia
octopi
octopine oxidase
octopine permease
octoploid (current term)
octoploids
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octopodans
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octopoles
octopus
octopuses
octopush

Literary usage of Octoploid

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1. The Physical Basis of Heredity by Thomas Hunt Morgan (1919)
"... why the octoploid forms fail to develop. A triploid condition (3N) has been found to occur in certain types of the evening primrose (Stomps, Lutz, ..."

2. Lost Crops of Africa: Grains edited by F. R. Ruskin (1999)
"For each of these, there are various ploidy levels, ranging from diploid to octoploid and beyond. In addition, both annual and perennial species occur. ..."

3. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"The octoploid amphiploid (2n = 56) contained a maximum of four large and four small nucleoli and the ..."

4. Molecular Markers in Plant Genome Analysis: Sponsored CRIS/ICAR Projects and by Andrew Kalinski (1995)
"Genetic transformation methods known to work with the octoploid, cultivated strawberry will be evaluated for F. vesca, with particular emphasis on ..."

5. Viral Resistance in Plants/Viral Coat Proteins: Bibliography-January 91-July 96 by Raymond Dobert (1996)
"Flow cytometry analysis of leaf tissue revealed that a significant number of transgenic plants, however, a mixture of diploid, tetraploid, and octoploid ..."

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