Haploid (in CC amphib glossary)

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Haploidy/Haploid is a term used to describe the state of having only one set of chromosomes in a cell nucleus. Most animal cells have two sets of chromosomes, with the general exception of the gametes (cells produced for sexual reproduction).

See also Polyploidy.
 

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Haploid: A term used to describe the state of having only one set of chromosomes (paternal or maternal) in a cell's nucleus. Most animal cells have two sets of chromosomes [diploid], with the general exception of the gametes (cells produced for sexual reproduction). See also [polyploid].
 
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I can't think of any way to tie this in with caudates directly. Do we also have definitions for diploid and polyploid? Polyploidy is very relevant to some salamanders.
 
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