OTHER WORDS FROM diploiddip·loi·dic, adjective
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As you may recall, nearly all animals are diploid, meaning they carry two copies of their genome.
Many major crops such as corn already use hybrid diploid breeding, and we know a lot about the “parent” crops involved in any given cross.
There are several kinds of naturally occurring diploid potatoes.
In animals, as in plants, the diploid generation attained the higher development and gradually assumed the dominant position.
The uninitiated sees in the more highly organised plants only a succession of diploid generations.
Similarly all the higher animals appear to us as independent organisms with diploid nuclei only.
They appear with this arrangement in all subsequent nuclear divisions in the diploid generation.
Diploid (2n) chromosome numbers were determined from cells in late prophase and metaphase of mitosis.Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca|William E. Duellman