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Meaning of HAPLOID

Pronunciation:  'haployd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (genetics) an organism or cell having only one complete set of chromosomes
  2. [adj]  (genetics; of a cell or organism) having a single set of chromosomes
 

HAPLOID is a 7 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: haploidic, monoploid
 
 Antonyms: diploid, polyploid
 
 See Also: being, organism

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A single set of chromosomes (half the full set of genetic material), present in the egg and sperm cells of animals and in the egg and pollen cells of plants. Human beings have 23 chromosomes in their reproductive cells. Compare diploid.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: A single set of chromosomes (half the full set of genetic material) present in the egg and sperm cells of animals and in the egg and pollen cells of plants. Human beings have 23 chromosomes in their reproductive cells.
 

 

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