diplobiont

noun dip·lo·bi·ont \¦diplō¦bīˌänt, də̇ˈplōbēˌänt\

Definition of diplobiont

plural

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  1. :  an organism in which a haploid generation alternates with a usually morphologically dissimilar diploid generation — compare diplohaplont

diplobiontic

\¦diplōˌbī¦äntik, də̇¦plōbē¦äntik\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of diplobiont

dipl- + -biont


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