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Glossary Term
Glossary Term Diploid
Definition Having twice the chromosome number normally found in a gamete. Normal mice are diploid, having a chromosome set from the maternal gamete (the egg) and a chromosome set from the paternal gamete (the sperm).
See also Haploid.

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last database update
09/09/2014
MGI 5.19
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