dip·​lo·​phase ˈdi-plə-ˌfāz How to pronounce diplophase (audio)
: a diploid phase in a life cycle

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of diplophase was circa 1925

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“Diplophase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diplophase. Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

Medical Definition


dip·​lo·​phase ˈdip-lə-ˌfāz How to pronounce diplophase (audio)
: a diploid phase in a life cycle
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