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

haplontic

play \ha-ˈplän-tik\ adjective

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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

haplontic

play \ha-ˈplänt-ik\ adjective

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