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Polyploidy

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. Polyploidy Polyploidy is defined as the state of being polyploid, which... Read More

Polyploidy

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

Genetics – Lesson Outline & Worksheets

  Topics Modules Quizzes/Worksheets Description Introduction to Genetics Genetics - Definition:... Read More

Diploid

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

Polypoid

Definition noun (genetics) A cell or an organism containing more than two sets of homologous... 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

Monoploidy

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

Genetic Mutations

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. Genetic Mutations Genetic mutations are inherited variations in an... Read More

Genetics and Evolution

Tutorials in Genetics and Evolution immerse on the molecular aspects and the works of nature that led to what every living... Read More

Euploidy

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

Sympatric speciation

Speciation is a process of evolution through which two different existing populations evolve and a distinct species form. It... Read More

Gene amplification

Definition noun, plural: gene amplifications The process of duplicating a particular gene, causing the gene to increase in... Read More

Genetics

Genetics Definition noun (1) The study of the patterns of inheritance of specific traits, relating to genes and genetic... Read More

Dihaploid

Definition noun A haploid cell having two copies of the set of chromosomes adjective Of or pertaining to a cell or 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

Apomixis

Apomixis Definition Just like any other organism, the process of reproduction is pivotal to the life cycle of plants. There... Read More

Polyploid

Definition noun, plural: polyploids A cell or an organism having a genome with multiple (more than two) sets of homologous... Read More

Frameshift mutation

Define Frameshift Mutation What is a frameshift mutation? In biology, insertions or deletions of nucleotides in the coding... Read More

Diploidy

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

Allopatric speciation

We can define speciation as a process by which the novel genetically independent group of organisms are formed through the... Read More