World English Dictionary
haploid (ˈhæplɔɪd)
1.  (esp of gametes) having a single set of unpaired chromosomes
2.  a haploid cell or organism
[C20: from Greek haploeidēs single, from haplous single]

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haploidy   (hāp'loi'dē)  Pronunciation Key 
The state or condition of being haploid.
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