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monoploid

[ mon-uh-ploid ]
/ ˈmɒn əˌplɔɪd /
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adjective
having the basic or haploid number of chromosomes.
noun
a monoploid cell or organism.
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Origin of monoploid

First recorded in 1925–30; mono- + -ploid
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British Dictionary definitions for monoploid

monoploid
/ (ˈmɒnəˌplɔɪd) /

adjective, noun
a less common word for haploid
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Medical definitions for monoploid

monoploid
[ mŏnə-ploid′ ]

adj.
Having a single set of chromosomes; haploid.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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