diplosis

/dəˈploʊsəs/ (say duh'plohsuhs)

noun
(in biology) the doubling of the chromosome number by the union of the haploid sets in the union of gametes.
{Greek: a doubling}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • diplosis — [di plō′sis, dīplō′sis] n. [ModL < Gr diplōsis, a doubling] doubling of the number of chromosomes through the fusion of two haploid sets in the union of gametes, resulting in the formation of the somatic chromosome number …   English World dictionary

  • Diplōsis — (gr.), Verdoppelung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • diplosis — /di ploh sis/, n. Cell Biol. the doubling of the chromosome number by the union of the haploid sets in the union of gametes. [ < Gk díplosis a doubling, equiv. to diplo (see DIPLOMA) + sis SIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • diplosis — diplozė statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Chromosomų skaičiaus padvigubėjimas gametose. atitikmenys: angl. diplosis rus. диплоз …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • diplosis — dip·lo·sis dip lō səs n, pl dip·lo·ses .sēz restoration of the somatic chromosome number by fusion of two gametes in fertilization …   Medical dictionary

  • diplosis — n. doubling of the number of chromosomes (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • diplosis — di·plo·sis …   English syllables

  • diplosis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Diplosis tritici — Wheat Wheat (hw[=e]t), n. [OE. whete, AS. hw[=ae]te; akin to OS. hw[=e]ti, D. weit, G. weizen, OHG. weizzi, Icel. hveiti, Sw. hvete, Dan. hvede, Goth. hwaiteis, and E. white. See {White}.] (Bot.) A cereal grass ({Triticum vulgare}) and its grain …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Пшеничный комарик — (Diplosis tritici) мелкое двукрылое насекомое из семейства галлиц (Cecidomyidae). Тело лимонно желтого цвета с мелким пушком; усики самцов в 1 1/2 раза длиннее тела, у самок короче тела; крылья сильно волосистые, отливают радужными цветами; у… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

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