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1. Double or twofold.
2. Genetics Having a pair of each type of chromosome, so that the basic chromosome number is doubled: diploid somatic cells.
A cell, organism, or group of organisms having a diploid number of chromosomes.
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1. (Biology) biology (of cells or organisms) having pairs of homologous chromosomes so that twice the haploid number is present
2. (Biology) double or twofold
(Biology) biology a diploid cell or organism
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1. having two similar complements of chromosomes.n.
2. an organism or cell having double the basic haploid number of chromosomes.
[< German (1905) < Greek diplóos double, with suffix of German haploid haploid]
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Having two sets of chromosomes in the nucleus.
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|Noun||1.||diploid - (genetics) an organism or cell having the normal amount of DNA per cell; i.e., two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number|
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
|Adj.||1.||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"
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adj (Biol) cell, nucleus → diploid
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
diploid[ˈdɪplɔɪd] n (Bio) → diploide f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a. diploide, que posee dos combinaciones de cromosomas.
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