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Search Results for: diploidy

Diploidy

Definition noun (genetics) The state of being diploid, that is having two sets of the chromosomes (and therefore two copies... Read More

Diploid

Diploid Definition Let's first understand the meaning of the word - diploid. From the words ‘di’, meaning "two", and... Read More

Polyploidy

Definition noun (genetics) The state of being polyploid, that is more than two sets of the chromosomes in a... Read More

Monoploidy

Definition noun (genetics) The state of being monoploid, that is having one set of the chromosomes Supplement Ploidy refers... Read More

Thelytoky

Definition noun A form of parthenogenesis wherein female offspring develops from an unfertilized... Read More

Allopolyploidy

Definition noun (genetics) A type of euploidy wherein the additional set of chromosomes is derived from another species,... Read More

Autopolyploidy

Definition noun (genetics) A type of euploidy wherein the additional set of chromosomes is derived from a parent or... Read More

Euploidy

Definition noun (genetics) The chromosomal variation in the normal complete set of chromosomes in a cell or an organism... Read More

Haploidy

Definition noun (genetics) The state of being haploid, that is having half of the set of homologous chromosomes in somatic... Read More

Polyhaploid

Definition noun A haploid cell having several copies of the set of chromosomes. adjective Of or pertaining to a cell or... Read More

Aneuploidy

Definition noun (genetics) The chromosomal variation due to a loss or a gain of one or more chromosomes resulting in the... Read More

Asexual reproduction

Asexual Reproduction Definition What is asexual reproduction? Asexual reproduction is a mode of reproduction that does not... Read More

Automixis

Definition noun (botany) Self-fertilization; a mode of fertilization where fertilization takes place on the flower itself,... Read More

Centrosome

Centrosome Definition What is a centrosome? The centrosome is considered to be the main microtubule-organizing... Read More

Zygote

Zygote Definition What is a zygote? A zygote is a fertilized eukaryotic cell. In biology, medical science, and other allied... Read More

Law of Independent Assortment

Law of Independent Assortment Definition noun (genetics) Mendelian law stating that for every pair of unit factors, each... Read More