Etymology
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haploid (adj.)

"having a single set of unpaired chromosomes," 1908, from German haploid (Strasburger, 1905), from Greek haploos "single, simple" (see haplo-) + -oid.

updated on May 30, 2017

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Definitions of haploid from WordNet
1
haploid (n.)
(genetics) an organism or cell having only one complete set of chromosomes;
2
haploid (adj.)
of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes;
Synonyms: haploidic / monoploid
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