from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a single set of chromosomes; haploid.
- n. A monoploid cell or organism.
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- adj. Having a single set of chromosomes.
- n. An organism having a single set of chromosomes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes
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amphidiploid: same as allotetraploid autopolyploid : polyploids created by chromosome duplication within a species basic chromosome number (monoploid number): the number of different chromosomes that make up a single complete (chromosome) set.
haploid number : number of chromosomes in the gametes (note: wheat is a hexaploid with 42 chromosomes; its haploid number is 21, but its basic chromosome number (monoploid number) is 7)
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