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Related to haploid: Haploid number
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.
An organism having haploid cells.
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(Biology) (esp of gametes) having a single set of unpaired chromosomes
(Biology) a haploid cell or organism
[C20: from Greek haploeidēs single, from haplous single]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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]
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Having one set of chromosomes in the nucleus.
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|Noun||1.||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
|Adj.||1.||haploid - of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes|
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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haploid[ˈhæplɔɪd] adj & n (Bio) → aploide (m)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
n. haploide, célula sexual que contiene en el cromosoma la mitad de las características somáticas de la especie.
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