Definition of Monoploid

1. Adjective. Of a cell or organism having a single set of chromosomes.

Exact synonyms: Haploid, Haploidic
Category relationships: Genetic Science, Genetics
Antonyms: Diploid, Polyploid
Derivative terms: Haploid



Definition of Monoploid

1. Adjective. (genetics) Having a single set of chromosomes. ¹

2. Noun. An organism having a single set of chromosomes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Monoploid

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Monoploid

1. Synonym: haploid. Origin: mono-+ G. Ploides, in form (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Monoploid

monophylum
monophyly
monophyodont
monophysitic
monophysitical
monophysitism
monophyte
monoplane
monoplane flying fish
monoplanes
monoplasmatic
monoplast
monoplastic
monoplasts
monoplegia
monoploid (current term)
monoploids
monoploidy
monopneumona
monopod
monopode
monopodes
monopodia
monopodial
monopodially
monopodies
monopodium
monopods
monopody
monopolar

Literary usage of Monoploid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Return to Resistance: Breeding Crops to Reduce Pesticide Dependence by Raoul A. Robinson (1996)
"Plants which are haploid can be produced artificially, and their single set of chromosomes can be doubled to produce a doubled monoploid. ..."

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