diploid

See also: diploïd

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

diplo- +‎ -oid

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diploid (not comparable)

  1. (genetics) Of a cell, having a pair of each type of chromosome, one of the pair being derived from the ovum and the other from the spermatozoon. Most somatic cells of higher organisms are diploid.
  2. (genetics) Of an organism, having diploid cells.
  3. (crystallography) Of a certain symmetry class with 24 congruent irregular quadrilateral faces.

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NounEdit

diploid (plural diploids)

  1. A diploid cell.
  2. A diploid organism.

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [diploˈiːt]
  • Hyphenation: di‧plo‧id
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

diploid (strong nominative masculine singular diploider, not comparable)

  1. (genetics) diploid

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Further readingEdit

  • diploid” in Duden online
  • diploid” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French diploïde

AdjectiveEdit

diploid m or n (feminine singular diploidă, masculine plural diploizi, feminine and neuter plural diploide)

  1. (genetics) diploid

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