adjective Also hap·loi·dic.
Origin of haploid
Examples from the Web for haploid
Technically the tissue-cells are said to contain the diploid number of chromosomes, the gametes the reduced or haploid number.Being Well-Born|Michael F. Guyer
Haploid (n) chromosome numbers were determined from cells in diakinesis, metaphase I, and metaphase II of meiosis.Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca|William E. Duellman
The next stage is their separation to the haploid daughter-nuclei, which have resulted from the reduction process.Darwin and Modern Science|A.C. Seward and Others
Each of these divides again by mitosis (the chromosomes splitting lengthwise), the half or haploid number remaining.Taboo and Genetics|Melvin Moses Knight, Iva Lowther Peters, and Phyllis Mary Blanchard
adjective also: haploidic
Word Origin for haploid
1908, from German haploid (1905), from Greek haplos "single."