Meaning of merodiploid in English:

merodiploid

Pronunciation /ˌmɛrə(ʊ)ˈdɪplɔɪd/

adjective

Genetics
  • Of a bacterium or other microorganism: having a second copy of part of the genome (introduced by transduction, sexduction, etc.); partially diploid.

noun

Genetics
  • A merodiploid organism.

Origin

1960s. From mero- + diploid.