diplosis

noun
dip·​lo·​sis | \dip-ˈlō-səs \
plural diploses\-​ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of diplosis 

: restoration of the somatic chromosome number by fusion of two gametes in fertilization

Learn More about diplosis

Dictionary Entries near diplosis

diplont

diplophase

diplopia

diplosis

diplosome

diplotene

dipolar

Comments on diplosis

What made you want to look up diplosis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

having a pattern of small flowers

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!