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dip·loid

 (dĭp′loid′)
adj.
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.
n. Genetics
A cell, organism, or group of organisms having a diploid number of chromosomes.

[Greek diploos, double; see dwo- in Indo-European roots + -oid.]

diploid

(ˈdɪplɔɪd)
adj
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
n
(Biology) biology a diploid cell or organism
dipˈloidic adj
ˈdiploidy n

dip•loid

(ˈdɪp lɔɪd)

adj.
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]
dip•loi′dic, adj.

dip·loid

(dĭp′loid′)
Having two sets of each chromosome in a cell or cell nucleus, one set from the female parent and one set from the male parent. In animals, all cells except reproductive cells are diploid. Compare haploid. See Note at mitosis.

diploid

Having two sets of chromosomes in the nucleus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Adj.1.diploid - of a cell or organism having two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number; "diploid somatic cells"
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
haploid, haploidic, monoploid - of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes
polyploid - of a cell or organism having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes; "a polyploid cell"; "a polyploid species"
Translations
diploïde

diploid

adj (Biol) cell, nucleusdiploid

diploid

[ˈdɪplɔɪd] n (Bio) → diploide f

dip·loid

a. diploide, que posee dos combinaciones de cromosomas.
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