diploidy


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diploidy

 [dip´loi-de]
the state of being diploid.

diploidy

(dĭp′loi′dē)
n.
The state or condition of being diploid.

diploidy

[dip′loidē]
the state or condition of having two complete sets of homologous chromosomes.

diploidy

A DNA complement double the haploid number, n–ie, 2n. See Haploid. Cf Aneuploidy.

di·ploi·dy

(dip'loy-dē)
Denotes having two sets of homologous chromosomes.

diploidy

the state of being diploid.
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Regarding FISH data (Table III), in group I the mean frequency per centage of sex chromosome disomy and diploidy was significantly reduced after stress therapy treatment.
Disomy X, Y, and 21, XY sperm, sex-null sperm, chromosome 21-null sperm, and various forms of sperm diploidy were measured separately as previously described (Baumgartner et al.
uesd FISH to detect chromosomal abnormalities of the sperm from a man whose wife had a partial mole, including chromosomes 13, 15, 16, 18, 21, 22, X, and Y, and found out that the semen sample analyzed had a high incidence of abnormal morphology and increased diploidy (29).
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However, recent data show that a small percentage of triploid individuals progressively revert toward diploidy, introducing the possibility that Suminoe oysters might establish self-sustaining populations.
Lack of consensus about cutoff points to define DNA diploidy and aneuploidy that can be applied to all laboratories.
Flow cytometry data were stratified into the following data set combinations for statistical analyses of correlation with clinicopathologic parameters and survival: diploidy, defined as DI = 0.
The researchers used flow cytometry and statistical analysis to observe associations between a subject's age, his semen quality, and genomic abnormalities in his sperm such as DNA fragmentation, aneuploidy, diploidy, and mutations related to achondroplasia and Apert syndrome.