variants: or haplo-

Definition of hapl-

1 : single haplology
2 : haploid haplont

History and Etymology for hapl-

New Latin, from Greek, from haploos, from ha- one (akin to homos same) + -ploos multiplied by; akin to Latin -plex -fold — more at same, -fold

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“Hapl-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hapl-. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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