Haploid

This adjective is applied to a cell containing only one set of chromosomes.

Haploid

Having one set of chromosomes in a cell or an individual. Haploidy is a characteristic of sex and germ cells.

haploid

Describes a nucleus, cell or organism possessing a single set of unpaired chromosomes. Gametes are haploid.

haploid

<cell biology, genetics> Describes a nucleus, cell or organism possessing a single set of unpaired chromosomes. Gametes are haploid. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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haploid

(Gk: haplous single; eidos=form) haploid organisms have a single set of chromosomes. See diploid.
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haploid

(hap;loid) A cell that has one of each chromosome type and therefore half the number of chromosomes present in most other body cells; only the gametes (sperm and ova) are haploid.
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haploid

(hap´loid) having a single set of chromosomes, representing the normal complement of the species, as found in prokaryotes and in eukaryotic gametes. In humans, the haploid number, n, is 23. See also diploid.
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haploid

haploidic adjective of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes
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haploid

A single set of chromosomes (half the full set of genetic material), present in the egg and sperm cells of animals and in the egg and pollen cells of plants. Human beings have 23 chromosomes in their reproductive cells. Compare diploid.
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Haploid

A single set of chromosomes (half the full set of genetic material), present in the egg and sperm ce
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Haploid

Cats (organisms) that carry one copy of each gene. They are heterozygous for the gene.
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Haploid

Cell that contains only one set of chromosomes. Also see diploid.
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haploid

Cells that contain only one member of each homologous pair of chromosomes (haploid number = n). At fertilization, two haploid gametes fuse to form a single cell with a diploid number of chromosomes.
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Haploid

Cells that contain only one member of each homologous pair of chromosomes (haploid number = n). At f
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Haploid

Containing only one set of chromosomes as a result of meiosis.
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haploid

Describes cells in which the chromosomes occur singly (as opposed to occurring in pairs); reproductive cells are haploid. Often abbreviated as n.
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haploid

Descriptive of a nucleus, cell, or organism that has only a single set of unpaired chromosomes, i.e. half the number of chromosomes found in diploid cells. The number of chromosomes present is termed the haploid number. Most fungi, protists, and algae are haploid, as are some insects and bryophytes,...
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Haploid

Haploid: A set of chromosomes containing only one member of each chromosome pair. The sperm and egg are haploid and, in humans, have 23 chromosomes.
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haploid

Having a ploidy of one.
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haploid

Having a single set of chromosomes in each cell. Most higher organisms are diploid – that is, they have two sets – but their gametes (sex cells) are haploid. Some plants, such as mosses, liverworts, and many seaweeds, are haploid, and male honey bees are haploid because they develop from eggs that have not been fertilized. See also meiosi...
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haploid

Having a single set of chromosomes in the nucleus of each cell. Mosses, and many protists and fungi, are haploid, as are some insects, bryophytes, and the gametes of all organisms. Contrast with diploid.
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Haploid

It is an organism or structure having a single set of unpaired chromosomes.
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haploid

of chromosomes, and relative to the phase of an alternation of generations in which the duplicated chromosome set or diploid condition is reduced; the condition when the chromosomes are not duplicated, e.g. the complement of chromosomes in the nucleus of a gamete; a single basic set of chromosomes in the nucleus of a cell. This may be expressed sym...
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haploid

The condition of having only one set of genes or chromosomes. In normally diploid organisms such as humans, only the gametes are haploid.
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haploid

This adjective is applied to a cell containing only one set of chromosomes.
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