Thesaurus / diploid
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In animals, as in plants, the diploid generation attained the higher development and gradually assumed the dominant position.
DARWIN AND MODERN SCIENCEA.C. SEWARD AND OTHERS
Similarly all the higher animals appear to us as independent organisms with diploid nuclei only.
DARWIN AND MODERN SCIENCEA.C. SEWARD AND OTHERS
Diploid (2n) chromosome numbers were determined from cells in late prophase and metaphase of mitosis.
Technically the tissue-cells are said to contain the diploid number of chromosomes, the gametes the reduced or haploid number.
BEING WELL-BORNMICHAEL F. GUYER
They appear with this arrangement in all subsequent nuclear divisions in the diploid generation.
DARWIN AND MODERN SCIENCEA.C. SEWARD AND OTHERS
The uninitiated sees in the more highly organised plants only a succession of diploid generations.
DARWIN AND MODERN SCIENCEA.C. SEWARD AND OTHERS

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