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hap·loid

(hap'loyd),
Denoting the number of chromosomes in sperm or ova, which is half the number in somatic (diploid) cells; the haploid number in normal human beings is 23.
Synonym(s): monoploid
[G. haplos, simple, + eidos, appearance]

monoploid

(mŏn′ə-ploid′)
adj.
Having a single set of chromosomes; haploid.
n.
A monoploid cell or organism.

monoploid, monoploidic

See haploid.

monoploid

adjective Characterised by a single set of chromosomes.

monoploid

an organism or cell in which there is one set of chromosomes instead of the normal two.
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