haplont

noun
hap·​lont | \ˈha-ˌplänt \

Definition of haplont 

: an organism (such as some primitive algae) having a diploid zygote that undergoes meiosis to produce haploid cells

Other Words from haplont

haplontic \ha-​ˈplän-​tik \ adjective

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1920, in the meaning defined above

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haplont

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

Other Words from haplont

haplontic \ha-​ˈplänt-​ik \ adjective

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