haploid Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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uk   us   /ˈhæp.lɔɪd/
having a ​single set of chromosomes (= ​structurescontainingchemicalpatterns that ​control what a ​plant or ​animal is like) that comes from one ​parent only: a haploid ​cell Sex ​cells such as ​eggs and ​sperm are haploid.
(Definition of haploid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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