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diploid

dip·loid

diploid

pronunciation:
dI ploId
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: in biology, having two of each non-sex-determining chromosome in each cell.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in biology, a cell or nucleus containing two of each non-sex-determining chromosome.
definition 2: in biology, an organism in which most or all cells contain two of each non-sex-determining chromosome.
Humans are diploids.
Word Parts
The word diploid contains the following part:
di-2, diplo- Greek prefix that means two, double
synonyms:
bi-, bin-, du, duo