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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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