diploid

adjective
dip·loid | \ˈdi-ˌplȯid \

Definition of diploid 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: having two haploid sets of homologous chromosomes diploid somatic cells

diploid

noun

Definition of diploid (Entry 2 of 2)

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

Other Words from diploid

Adjective

diploidy \-ˌplȯi-dē \ noun

First Known Use of diploid

Adjective

1908, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1908, in the meaning defined above

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diploid

adjective
dip·loid | \ˈdip-ˌlȯid \

Medical Definition of diploid 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: having the basic chromosome number doubled

Other Words from diploid

diploidy \-ˌlȯid-ē \ noun plural -dies

diploid

noun

Medical Definition of diploid (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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