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hap·loid

 (hăp′loid′)
adj.
Having a single set of unpaired chromosomes, as in a germ cell, such as an egg or sperm, or in a moss plant or a drone bee.
n.
An organism having haploid cells.

[From Greek haploos, single; see sem- in Indo-European roots + -oid.]

haploid

(ˈhæplɔɪd) biology
adj
(Biology) (esp of gametes) having a single set of unpaired chromosomes
n
(Biology) a haploid cell or organism
[C20: from Greek haploeidēs single, from haplous single]
ˈhaploidy n

hap•loid

(ˈhæp lɔɪd)

adj. Also, hap•loi′dic.
1. single; simple.
2. pertaining to a single set of chromosomes.
n.
3. an organism or cell having only one complete set of chromosomes, ordinarily half the normal diploid number.
[< German (1905) < Greek haploid-, s. of haploḯs single, simple, derivative of haplóos single]

hap·loid

(hăp′loid′)
Relating to or having a single set of each chromosome in a cell or cell nucleus. In animals, only the reproductive cells are haploid. Compare diploid. See Note at mitosis.

haploid

Having one set of chromosomes in the nucleus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.haploid - (genetics) an organism or cell having only one complete set of chromosomes
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Adj.1.haploid - of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
diploid - of a cell or organism having two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number; "diploid somatic cells"
polyploid - of a cell or organism having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes; "a polyploid cell"; "a polyploid species"
Translations
haploid

haploid

[ˈhæplɔɪd] adj & n (Bio) → aploide (m)

hap·loid

n. haploide, célula sexual que contiene en el cromosoma la mitad de las características somáticas de la especie.
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In contrast, The biotrophic smut fungi have a haploid yeast stage, Which allows simple cultivation and genetic modification.
Diandric triploidy refers to the additional haploid chromosomes being paternal in origin.
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In other words, a diploid spermatozoon that regularly fertilizes an oocyte should result in a single diploid male PN accompanying the haploid female PN.
have been used in the study in order to convert these haploid embryos, fertilized with spermatozoa and untreated, to diploid embryos [4,6-10].
Inbred lines developed through doubled haploid technology are completely homozygous and homogeneous.
Microspore culture and the performance of microspore derived doubled haploid in Brassica juncea L.
All females in colonies with single queens have the BB genotype and males are haploid B.
According to one theory they develop by parthenogenesis from a single haploid germ cell4.
Under the terms of the agreement, Thermo Fisher will market and distribute Horizon's X-Man human haploid and diploid isogenic cell line collection and will further offer Horizon's X-Man haploid cell line generation service to its worldwide customer base with the exception of Japan.
The molecular analysis of fetus and parents revealed that the extra haploid set of chromosome in fetus is resulted from nondisjunction at maternal meiosis-I.
The Haplogen Genomics platform represents a novel way to generate precisely engineered human cell lines efficiently and at a price that places genome editing within the reach of the broader academic research market through the use of haploid cells.