haplosis

noun
hap·​lo·​sis | \ haˈplōsə̇s \
plural haploses\ -​ōˌsēz \

Definition of haplosis

: the halving of the somatic chromosome number by meiosis — compare diplosis

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History and Etymology for haplosis

New Latin, from hapl- + -osis

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“Haplosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haplosis. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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