HyperDic: diploid

English > 2 senses of the word diploid:
ADJECTIVEalldiploidof a cell or organism having two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number
NOUNanimaldiploid(genetics) an organism or cell having the normal amount of DNA per cell
English > diploid: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf a cell or organism having two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number.
Example"diploid somatic cells"
Categorygenetics, genetic scienceThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Oppositehaploid, haploidic, monoploidOf a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes
polyploidOf a cell or organism having more than twice the haploid number of chromosomes
Spanishdiploide
Catalandiploide
Nounsdiploid(genetics) an organism or cell having the normal amount of DNA per cell
English > diploid: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaning(genetics) an organism or cell having the normal amount of DNA per cell; i.e., two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number.
Categorygenetics, genetic scienceThe branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
Broaderorganism, beingA living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
Spanishdiploide
Catalandiploide
Adjectivesdiploidof a cell or organism having two sets of chromosomes or twice the haploid number

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