Definition of Haploidy

1. Noun. The condition of being haploid.

Generic synonyms: Condition



Definition of Haploidy

1. Noun. (genetics) The state of being haploid ¹

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Definition of Haploidy

1. the state of being a haploid [n -DIES]

Medical Definition of Haploidy

1. The number of chromosomes in the gametes, which is half the number normally found in somatic cells. Symbol: n. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haploidy

haplodont
haplographies
haplography
haplogroup
haplogroups
haplogy
haploid
haploid number
haploid set
haploidentical
haploidic
haploidies
haploidisation
haploids
haploidy (current term)
haploinsufficiency
haploinsufficient
haplologies
haplology
haplomi
haplomitosis
haplont
haplontic
haplonts
haplophyte
haplopia
haplopias
haploprotein
haplorhini

Literary usage of Haploidy

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1. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, SourceOECD (Online service) (1998)
"A chromosome deficiency converts the tumour suppressor gene and adjacent loci into a region of haploidy. Infection of the cells from this mouse with an ..."

2. Biotechnology: Forestry and Forest Products. Bibliography January 92-January 95 by Raymond Dobert (1995)
"Language: English Descriptors: Fruit trees; Fruit crops; haploidy; Haploids; Plant breeding; Androgenesis; Anther culture; Literature reviews 74 NAL Call ..."

3. Science and Society in Early America: Essays in Honor of Whitfield J. Bell, Jr. by Randolph Shipley Klein (1986)
"Discovered reduction to haploidy (= single set of chromosomes) in the maturation of the egg and polar body. Described role of centrosome in cell division. ..."

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