[ hap-lont ]
/ ˈhæp lɒnt /
the haploid individual in a life cycle that has a diploid and a haploid phase.
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British Dictionary definitions for haplont
/ (ˈhæplɒnt) /
biology an organism, esp a plant, that has the haploid number of chromosomes in its somatic cells
Derived forms of haplonthaplontic, adjective
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