allosyndesis n. [Gr. allos, other; syndesis, a binding together] In polyploids, pairing of completely or partially homologous chromosomes that were introduced into the zygote by the same gamete at fertilization. see autosyndesis.
allotetraploid n. [Gr. allos, other; tetraploos, fourfold; eidos, form] A tetraploid produced when a hybrid derived from a genetically different parent doubles its chromosome number; amphidiploid.
allotherm n. [Gr. allos, other; therme, heat] Any organism dependent on environmental temperature for its own body temperature. see poikilothermal, ectotherm.
allotopotype n. [Gr. allos, other; topos, place; typos, type] An allotype obtained from the original locality.
allotriomorphic a. [Gr. allotrios, abnormal; morphe, shape] Displaying an abnormal or unexpected shape.
allotriploid n. [Gr. allos, other; triploos, threefold; eidos, form] A triploid with two similar and one dissimilar chromosome sets. see autotriploid.
allotrophic a. [Gr. allos, other; trophe, nourishment] Referring to organisms dependent upon other organisms for nutrition; heterotrophic.
allotropism n. [Gr. allos, other; tropos, turn] The propensity of attraction of certain cells or structures; allotropy.
allotropous a. [Gr. allos, other; tropos, turn] (ARTHRO: In-secta) Refers to insects that are not limited to or adapted to visiting certain kinds of flowers.
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