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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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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Models of Human Cancer database (MMHCdb) (formerly Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB)), Gene Ontology (GO)
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