haplosis

[ hap-loh-sis ]
/ hæpˈloʊ sɪs /

noun Biology.

the production of haploid chromosome groups during meiosis.

Origin of haplosis

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British Dictionary definitions for haplosis

haplosis

/ (hæpˈləʊsɪs) /

noun

biology the production of a haploid number of chromosomes during meiosis
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Medicine definitions for haplosis

haplosis

[ hăp-lōsĭs ]

n.

Reduction of the diploid number of chromosomes by one half during meiosis, resulting in the haploid number.
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