haplont(redirected from haplontic)
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Any of numerous organisms, such as many fungi and protozoans, that are haploid except during the zygote stage.
[Greek haploos, single, simple; see haploid + -ont.]
(Biology) biology an organism, esp a plant, that has the haploid number of chromosomes in its somatic cells
the haploid individual in a life cycle that has a diploid and a haploid phase.