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diploid

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adjective dip·loid \ˈdi-ˌplȯid\

Definition of diploid

  1. :  having two haploid sets of homologous chromosomes <diploid somatic cells>

diploidy

play \-ˌplȯi-dē\ noun


Origin and Etymology of diploid

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1908


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diploid

noun dip·loid

Definition of diploid

  1. :  a single cell, individual, or generation characterized by the diploid chromosome number



1908

First Known Use of diploid

1908


Medical Dictionary

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diploid

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adjective dip·loid \ˈdip-ˌlȯid\

Medical Definition of diploid

  1. :  having the basic chromosome number doubled

diploidy

\-ˌlȯid-ē\play noun plural

diploidies




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diploid

noun dip·loid

Medical Definition of diploid

  1. :  a single cell, individual, or generation characterized by the diploid chromosome number




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