1. diploid

noun. (genetics) an organism or cell having the normal amount of DNA per cell; i.e., two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number.


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Sentences with diploid

1. Noun, singular or mass
Cytoplasm also moves materials in a cell such as hormones, and it dissolves all cellular waste of a parent cell when it divides into two daughter cells in a diploid cell of an animal or plant.

2. Adjective
One half came from the father's sperm and the other half came from the mother's egg in order to create a diploid zygote.

3. Verb, base form
Some species are not necessarily diploid--in other words, they may have more or fewer than two copies of each chromosome.