haplosis

haplosis

[hap-loh-sis]
noun Biology.
the production of haploid chromosome groups during meiosis.

Origin:
hapl- + -osis

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haplosis (hæpˈləʊsɪs)
 
n
biology the production of a haploid number of chromosomes during meiosis

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haplosis hap·lo·sis (hāp-lō'sĭs)
n.
Reduction of the diploid number of chromosomes by one half during meiosis, resulting in the haploid number.

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