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Haploidy

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noun

The state of having the same number of sets of chromosomes as in a germ cell.


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Related forms: haploid (noun, adjective), haploidic (adjective).
Related phrases: segmental haploidy.
Compare: monoploidy, dihaploidy, polyploidy.
See also: ploidy, homologous chromosomes.


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evolution of reproduction

... and these specialized tissues are organized more inside organisms within tubes and chambers. Actually I've omitted totally the part of haploidy of germinal cells, but I do not know how it evolved quite well, but in general lines the recombination were advantageous and then rather than ...

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by Danniel
Wed Sep 27, 2006 5:16 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: evolution of reproduction
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