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Definition of diploid

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Definition as written by jody:

Contains 2 sets of chromosomes.

Definition as written by Magpye:

(1) Having two of each non-sex-determining chromosome in each cell. Also, see haploid.

(2) A cell or nucleus containing two of each non-sex-determining chromosome.

(3) An organism in which most or all cells contain two of each non-sex-determining chromosome.

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