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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diploid  \Dip"loid\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  twofold  +  -oid.]  (Crystallog.) 
  A  solid  bounded  by  twenty-four  similar  quadrilateral  faces. 
  It  is  a  hemihedral  form  of  the  hexoctahedron. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  diploid 
  adj  :  (genetics;  of  a  cell  or  organism)  having  two  sets  of 
  chromosomes  or  twice  the  haploid  number;  "diploid 
  somatic  cells"  [ant:  {polyploid},  {haploid}] 
  n  :  an  organism  or  cell  having  two  sets  of  chromosomes  or  twice 
  the  haploid  number 




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