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Haphtarah
Haphtorah
hapieb
hapkido
hapl-
Hapless
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Haplocercus montanus
Haplocerus montanus
Haplodon rufus
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Haploidonotus grunniens
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haploidy
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Haplopappus acaulis
Haplopappus phyllocephalus
Haplopappus spinulosus
Haplosporidia

haploid definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes [syn: haploid, haploidic, monoploid] [ant: diploid, polyploid] n
1: (genetics) an organism or cell having only one complete set of chromosomes

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek haploeid?s single, from haploos Date: 1908 having the gametic number of chromosomes typically including one of each pair of homologous chromosomes compare diploid haploid noun haploidy noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. --adj. Biol. (of an organism or cell) with a single set of chromosomes. --n. a haploid organism or cell. Etymology: G f. Gk haplous single + eidos form



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