Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of haplosis in English:
Biology The halving of the number of chromosomes in a diploid cell during meiosis, resulting in two haploid cells.
- Both types of haplosis can occur in the same species.
- In the filial generation, haplosis is by meiosis to produce spores infectious for a copepod intermediate host.
- This appears to be due to irregular haplosis.
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