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hap•loid



Pronunciation: (hap'loid), [key]
adj.
1. Also,hap•loi'dic.
2. single; simple.
3. Biol.pertaining to a single set of chromosomes.

n.
Biol.an organism or cell having only one complete set of chromosomes, ordinarily half the normal diploid number.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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