noun Etymology: from such words as diploidy, hexaploidy Date: 1939 degree of repetition of the basic number of chromosomes

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  • ploidy — ploidy. См. плоидность. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • ploidy — [ploi′dē] n. [ PLOID + Y3] the number of chromosome sets in a nucleus …   English World dictionary

  • -ploidy — n combining form • • • Main Entry: ↑ ploid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ploidy — Haplo redirects here. For the fictional character, see The Death Gate Cycle. For the aquarium fishes, see Haplochromini. Diploid cells have two homologous copies of each chromosome. Ploidy is the number of sets of chromosomes in a biological cell …   Wikipedia

  • ploidy — The number of haploid sets in a cell. Gametes normally contain one; somatic cells two. SEE ALSO: polyploidy. [ ploid + y, condition] * * * ploi·dy plȯid ē n, pl ploi·dies degree of repetition of the basic number of chromosomes * * * n …   Medical dictionary

  • ploidy — n. the condition of having multiple the normal number of chromosomes for the species. An increase in ploidy in the cells of a malignant tumour usually indicates greater aggressiveness and ability to invade …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • ploidy — ploidiškumas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Haploidinių organizmo chromosomų rinkinių skaičius. atitikmenys: angl. ploidy rus. плоидность …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • ploidy — n. [Gr. aploos, onefold; edios, like] A term referring to the number of chromosome sets …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • ploidy — /ploy dee/, n. Biol. the number of homologous chromosome sets present in a cell or organism. [1935 40; see PLOID, Y3] * * * Number of sets of chromosomes in the nucleus of a cell. In normal human body cells, chromosomes exist in pairs, a… …   Universalium

  • ploidy — noun The number of homologous sets of chromosomes in a cell …   Wiktionary

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