haplosis

noun hap·lo·sis \haˈplōsə̇s\

Definition of haplosis

plural

haploses

\-ōˌsēz\
  1. :  the halving of the somatic chromosome number by meiosis — compare diplosis

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Origin and Etymology of haplosis

New Latin, from hapl- + -osis


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