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Having a single set of chromosomes; haploid.
A monoploid cell or organism.
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adj, n
(Biology) a less common word for haploid
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(ˈmɒn əˌplɔɪd)
1. having the basic or haploid number of chromosomes.
2. a monoploid cell or organism.
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Adj.1.monoploid - 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
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