diplosis

noun

dip·​lo·​sis dip-ˈlō-səs How to pronounce diplosis (audio)
plural diploses -ˌsēz How to pronounce diplosis (audio)
: restoration of the somatic chromosome number by fusion of two gametes in fertilization

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“Diplosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/diplosis. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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