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endopolyploidy

Pronunciation: en'do-pol'e-ploy'de

Definition: The process or state of duplication of the DNA content of the nuclei without accompanying spindle formation or cytokinesis, resulting in a polyploid nucleus.

Synonym(s): endomitosis

[endo- + polyploidy]

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