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1. haploid

adjective. ['ˈhæplɔɪd'] of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes.

Synonyms

  • monoploid

Antonyms

  • diploid
  • eukaryote

Etymology

  • -oid (English)
  • εἶδος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • haplo- (English)
  • ἁπλόος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Haploid

  • colloid
  • tabloid

Sentences with haploid


1. Adjective
Spores are haploid and unicellular, which means they have only one set of chromosomes.

2. Noun, singular or mass
This results in four daughter haploid cells, each containing half the chromosomes as the original parent cell.

2. haploid

noun. ['ˈhæplɔɪd'] (genetics) an organism or cell having only one complete set of chromosomes.

Synonyms

  • being

Antonyms

  • stander
  • sitter

Etymology

  • -oid (English)
  • εἶδος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • haplo- (English)
  • ἁπλόος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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