monoploid

adjective
mono·​ploid | \ ˈmä-nə-ˌplȯid How to pronounce monoploid (audio) \

Definition of monoploid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

monoploid

noun

Definition of monoploid (Entry 2 of 2)

: a monoploid individual or organism

First Known Use of monoploid

Adjective

1928, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun

1944, in the meaning defined above

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monoploid

noun
mono·​ploid | \ ˈmän-ə-ˌplȯid How to pronounce monoploid (audio) \

Medical Definition of monoploid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a monoploid individual or organism

monoploid

adjective

Medical Definition of monoploid (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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