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haplosis

[hap-loh-sis]
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noun Biology.
  1. the production of haploid chromosome groups during meiosis.

Origin of haplosis

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British Dictionary definitions for haplosis

haplosis

noun
  1. biology the production of a haploid number of chromosomes during meiosis
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haplosis in Medicine

haplosis

(hăp-lōsĭs)
n.
  1. Reduction of the diploid number of chromosomes by one half during meiosis, resulting in the haploid number.
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