n. [Gr. kytos, container; chimaera, monster]
The same combination of tissues or parts of tissue having different chromosome numbers.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • cytochimera — cy·to·chimera …   English syllables

  • cytochimera — ¦sīd.ōˌ noun Etymology: New Latin, from cyt + chimera : an individual (as a plant, an organ, or a tissue) having cells of varied genetic constitution and especially of various ploidy levels …   Useful english dictionary

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