One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The halving of the number of chromosomes in a diploid cell during meiosis, resulting in two haploid cells.
- ‘Both types of haplosis can occur in the same species.’
- ‘This appears to be due to irregular haplosis.’
- ‘In the filial generation, haplosis occurs as a result of nuclear dissociation to produce uninucleate spores infectious to larval mosquitoes.’
- ‘In the filial generation, haplosis is by meiosis to produce spores infectious for a copepod intermediate host.’
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