Monoploid | definition of monoploid by Medical dictionary
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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.
[G. haplos, simple, + eidos, appearance]
Having a single set of chromosomes; haploid.
A monoploid cell or organism.
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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A commercially desirable procedure for detection of monoploids in maize.
An embryo marker for detecting monoploids of maize (Zea mays L.
doubled monoploid DM1-3 (The Potato Genome Consortium, 2011).
Potato monoploids (lx) can be produced from diploids via anther
While the production of monoploids through anther culture is possible,
1960) studied the mutations affecting quantitative traits in the selfed progeny of doubled monoploids
At one point a staff nurse was sent in to check on our mental health; she found us babbling about meiosis and monoploids
, wondering anew that Jamie had "gotten" Down syndrome the second he became a zygote.