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Define ploidy and differentiate between haploidy, diploidy and polyploidy with one example.

Define ploidy and differentiate between haploidy, diploidy and polyploidy with one example.

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Arun
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3 years ago
Ploidy is a term from genetics and cell biology. It is used to indicate the number of chromosome sets in a cell. Most eukaryotes have either one set (called haploid) or two sets (called diploid). Some other organisms are polyploid, they have more than two sets of chromosomes.

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