noun hap·lont \ˈha-ˌplänt\

Definition of HAPLONT

:  an organism (as some primitive algae) having a diploid zygote that undergoes meiosis to produce haploid cells
hap·lon·tic \ha-ˈplän-tik\ adjective

Origin of HAPLONT

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1920
Medical Dictionary


noun hap·lont \ˈhap-ˌlänt\

Medical Definition of HAPLONT

:  an organism with somatic cells having the haploid chromosome number and only the zygote diploid—compare diplont
hap·lon·tic \ha-ˈplänt-ik\ adjective


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