having half the number of chromosomes normally present in somatic cells; having only one chromosome of each type, and therefore having only one complete set of genes; Contrasted with diploid and polyploid. See also diploid.
1 set of chromosomes (1N)
a cell with one copy of each chromosome.
Cells with a single copy of each chromosome.
Only one copy of each chromosome per cell. (Prokaryotes are haploid, although more than one copy of a chromosome may be transiently present in the cell, depending on the rate of DNA replication and the growth rate.)
having half the number chromosomes in a (diploid) somatic cell.
A cell or organism having a single set of unpaired chromosomes.
A cell that contains only one set of chromosomes.
(Greek, haploos = single) Having a single set of chromosomes as in mature germ/sex cells (egg, spermatazoa). Normally cells are diploid, containing 2 sets of chromosomes. (More? DNA Notes)
having one copy of each chromosome that comprises the genome of a cell/organism.
Referring to an organism or cell having only one member of each pair of homologous chromosomes and hence only one copy (allele) of each gene or genetic locus. Gametes and bacterial cells are haploid. See also diploid.
That chromosome number where each chromosome is represented once. In most higher animals it is the number present in the gametes and half of the number found in most somatic cells.
cell - a cell containing one set of chromosomes
cells containing one copy of each chromosome.
A haploid cell is one that has a single copy of its genetic information. For example, sperm and egg cells are haploid.
a cell or organism that has a single gene copy at each locus (compare with diploid).
having the same number of sets of chromosomes as a germ cell (sperm or egg) or half as many as a somatic cell (all remaining cells having to do with the body); having a single set of chromosomes; see diploid
State in which a cell contains only one set of chromosomes. RT diploid, gamete, meiosis.
A cell or organism containing only one set of chromsomes without the homologous pairs. (cf. diploid)
Cells containing only one set of chromosomes, i.e. gametes, the reproductive cells of an organism, so the cell is able to combine with another gamete to produce a diploid organism (with 2 sets of chromosomes).
A cell or an organism with the gametic (n) chromosome number.
having a single complete set of chromosomes (see diploid, polyploid)
Genetic material consisting of a single chromosome set (half of the diploid number). Egg and sperm cells of animals and egg and pollen cells of plants are haploid.
cell or organism that contains one set of chromosomes. - having the number of chromosomes present in the normal germ cell equal to half the number in the normal somatic cell. [CUB
having a single set of chromosomes (germ cell or gamete).
Cell in which each type of chromosome, for instance a human gamete (e.g., sperm or egg), is present only once, i.e., 23 chromosomes are present (see diploid).
Containing only one set of chromosomes, either from the mother or the father.
half complement of chromosomes in a sex cell before union with another
Containing a single set of chromosomes. Mature eggs and sperm, and bacteria are examples of haploid cells.
having one set of human chromosomes, half the number of most cells.
Having n or reduced number of chromosomes.
Half of the normal complement of chromosomes in a somatic (body) cell. Characteristic of a gamete.
Having one copy of each gene. Gametes usually are haploid while most somatic cells have two copies of each gene (see diploid).
The no sexual cells are diploids (2n). They have 2 lots of chromosomes which can mate, the one coming from the mother, the other one from the father. A haploid cell contains only a lot of chromosomes (n). A haploid plant is constituted by haploids cells, it is sterile and should be doubled to be fertile. The phenotype expresses his genotype that is why it is interesting, because usually hidden characters, because recessives , can then express themselves and be exploited.
Vegetative or gametic cells that have one set of chromosomes (1N).
describing cells, nuclei or organisms which have one set of unpaired chromosomes.
Describes a nucleus or cell with a single set of unpaired chromosomes The haploid number is designated as n. Reproductive cells, formed as a result of meiosis, are haploid. Fusion of two such cells restores the normal (diploid) number.
A cell with only one set of chromosomes.
A single set of chromosomes (half the full set of genetic material) present in the egg and sperm cells of humans. Human beings have 23 chromosomes in their reproductive cells.
having half the number of chromosomes characteristic of somatic cells.
One set of chromosomes, usually found in germ cells (egg or sperm), unlike the diploid number found in most somatic (body) cells. In humans, haploid cells contain 23 chromosomes
Having one set of chromosomes. Most organisms have two sets, one from each parent. Gametes or sex cells, are haploid.
A sexual gamete, or a plant having a chromosomal set from only one parent, ie, with half the normal diploid chromosome number.
Containing only a single set of chromosomes
A cell containing only one set of chromosomes
Half the diploid or normal number of chromosomes in a somatic cell; the number of chromosomes in a gamete (egg or sperm) cell, which in humans is 23 chromosomes, one chromosome from each chromosome pair
A biological characteristic that indicates an organism has one set of chromosomes (Ford, 1997).
having one set of chromosomes in a cell, n
referring to a cell or organism possessing a single chromosome set. This is characteristic of gametes, i.e. sperm and ova cells.
A haploid cell contains a nucleus with a single complete set of chromosomes. The haploid condition is often abbreviated as n. Most fungi, protists, and algae are haploid, as are some insects, bryophytes, and the gametes of all organisms. Contrast with diploid.
A cell with one set of chromosomes. In humans, the egg and sperm cells are haploid cells and have only 23 chromosomes. Once they join during fertilization, the resulting cell will be diploid with 46 chromosomes.
A eukaryotic organism or cell that contains one chromosome complement and the same number of chromosomes as the gametes.
containing a single copy of each type of chromosome
Having one copy of each chromosome. In humans, the germ cells are normally haploid whereas all other cells in the body are diploid.
A cell with only a single copy of each chromosome.
Half the diploid number of chromosomes in sperm or egg cells (23 cells).
Describes the state of germ cells after meiosis when each chromosome is represented once.
Cells or organisms, or phases in the life cycle of organisms, with a single chromosome set.
A cell, usually a sperm or an egg, that contains a single set of chromosomes. Most human cells have two and are diploid. HCG Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin (may be called Choragon, Pregnyl or Profasi) is given by injection about 34-36 hours before egg collection.It helps to ripen the eggs within the follicles.
Refers to the chromosome complement of sex cells (i.e. sperm or egg cells), which have only one copy of each chromosome, and therefore have half the number of chromosomes found in other cells of the body
the condition in which each different chromosome is represented only once in the nucleus of each cell (c.f. diploid)
A nucleus (or cell) that has a single copy of each chromosome, half the full set of genetic material.
Referring to a cell nucleus it contains one of each type of chromosome. Referring to an organism it is one in which the main life stage has cell nuclei with one of each type of chromosome, written as n.
Having only one set of chromosomes, as in a sperm cell or a bacterium, as distinct from diploid (having two sets of chromosomes).
Cells that contain one sets of chromosomes. These are the sex cells or gametes.
A Single set of chromosomes present in the egg and sperm cells of animals and in the egg and pollen cells of plants
The state of having only one set of chromosomes. See diploid.
means having a single set of chromosomes, such as the single set of 23 in the sperm and the single set of 23 in the ovum. 'Iwo haploid sets of chromosomes are required to make a complete cell. (haploos=simple.)
The chromosome number (23) found in the parental gamete, i.e. half the diploid number.
Cells that contain only one member of each homologous pair of chromosomes (haploid number = n). At fertilization, two haploid gametes fuse to form a single cell with a diploid number of chromosomes.
with one set of chromosomes in the nucleus. cf. diploid, polyploid.
A cell with half the usual number of chromosomes, or only one chromosome set. Sex cells are haploid. Cf. diploid.
The number of chromosomes in a spermatozoon or oocyte; half the diploid number. Haploid cells normally are produced by meiosis, which reduces the chromosome number by half during the formation of gametes.
Having half the number of chromosomes characteristically found in the somatic cells of an organism; characteristic of mature gametes.
cells that have a single set of chromosomes, or half the full set of genetic material, as opposed to diploids. Sperm and egg cells are haploid.
Having one complement of chromosomes
A term for the halved set of chromosomes found in sex cells. At fertilization the two halved sets reconstitute the species' paired or diploid number of chromosomes.
the single chromosome set carried by the sperm and egg cells which are recombined after fertilisation to create the diploid chromosome set present in every cell of the body except sperm and eggs.
Half the full set of genetic material, as found in the gamete.
(hap´ loid) [Gr. haploeides: single] • Having a chromosome complement consisting of just one copy of each chromosome. This is the normal "ploidy" of gametes or of asexual spores produced by meiosis or of organisms (such as the gametophyte generation of plants) that grow from such spores without fertilization.
having a single set of chromosomes in the nucleus
Cells with a single set of chromosomes. The germ cells of mammals (sperm and egg cells) are haploid. In the process of fertilisation they form a double (diploid) chromosome complement again.
(HAP-loyd) Having a single set of chromosomes, as in egg or sperm cells. Haploid human cells have 23 chromosomes.
The number of chromosomes in a sperm or egg cell, half the diploid number.
the genetic chromosome number; the state in which each type of chromosome is represented only once (N)
an organism or cell having only one complete set of chromosomes ordinarily half the normal diploid number.
A cell or organism with half the normal number of chromosomes (no doubling up). Typically sex cells (gametes).
half the set of the chromosome pairs; contains one copy of each chromosome pair and one of the sex chromosomes; characteristic of gametes (sperm and egg cells). Return to text.
having a single complement of chromosomes.
Haploid - single copy of each chromosome
A cell with a single set of chromosomes. A gamete is haploid.
Having half the full complement of chromosomes in the cell, only one of each pair being present. Typical of gametes produced by the process of meiosis. See also GAMETE.
a cell containing half the genetic complement of a somatic cell, i.e. one half the number of chromosomes. Examples: germ cells such as eggs
A single set of chromosomes found in the sperm and eggs of an animal or the pollen and egg of a plant.
containing a reduced () number of chromosomes
An organism or cell having a single set of chromosomes or a genome.
The chromosome number equal to one complete set of the genetic endowment of a eukaryotic organism
A cell with one complete set of chromosomes. Sperm and egg contain a haploid set of chromosomes.
The chromosome number of the gametophytic generation or phase or having a single complete set of chromosomes.
Possessing half the normal number of chromosomes; a characteristic of gametes.
Having a single set of chromosomes, typical of the gametophyte.
Having only one chromosome of each homologous pair. Sperm and ova are haploid cells. All other cells in the body are diploid (they have pairs of chromosomes).
Containing only 1 of each pair of the 46 chromosomes (seen in eggs and sperm).
Refers to a cell (usually a gamete) having only one set of chromosomes (23 in humans). In contrast, body cells ( somatic cells ) are diploid, having two sets of chromosomes (46 in humans).
having only a single set of chromosomes
A haploid cell has only half the number of chromosomes that the other cells of that organism have (most are diploid). Gametes (like the sperm and the egg) are haploid.
An organism or cell having only one complete set (N) of chromosomes or one genome.
The chromosome number of a normal gamete [egg or sperm]. In humans, the haploid number is 23, representing one member of each chromosome pair. [Egg (23) + Sperm (23) = Diploid cell (46)].
Containing one set of chromosomes. Gametes are haploid cells.
The condition in which the cell contains one set of chromosomes, i.e. 23. This is the chromosome number in a normal gamete.