-ploid meaning

/-ploid/ (biology)
  adj combining form
  Indicating the possession of a certain number of chromosome sets, as in haploid, diploid, triploid, etc
  ORIGIN: From the termination -ploos -fold, in Gr haploos onefold, diploos twofold, etc, and -oid

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