monoploid

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adjective

mono·​ploid ˈmä-nə-ˌplȯid How to pronounce monoploid (audio)
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: having or being the basic haploid number of chromosomes in a polyploid series of organisms

monoploid

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noun

: a monoploid individual or organism

Word History

Etymology

Noun

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

Adjective

1928, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of monoploid was in 1928

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“Monoploid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monoploid. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

monoploid

1 of 2 noun
mono·​ploid ˈmän-ə-ˌplȯid How to pronounce monoploid (audio)
: a monoploid individual or organism

monoploid

2 of 2 adjective
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: having or being the basic haploid number of chromosomes in a polyploid series of organisms
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