Definition of mixoploid in English:

mixoploid

adjective

Biology
  • Containing cells which are of differing ploidy or (more generally) have differing numbers of chromosomes.

noun

Biology
  • A mixoploid individual.

Origin

1930s. From mixo- + -ploid. Compare mixoploidy.

Pronunciation

mixoploid

/ˈmɪksəplɔɪd/