Meaning of diplont


Pronunciation: (dip'lont), [key]
— n. Biol.
  1. the diploid individual in a life cycle that has a diploid and a haploid phase.
  2. an organism having two sets of chromosomes in its somatic cells and a single, haploid set of chromosomes in its gametes.
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