diplobiontic


diplobiontic
dip·lo·bi·on·tic

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  • Alternation of generations — (also known as alternation of phases or metagenesis) is a term primarily used in describing the life cycle of plants (taken here to mean the Archaeplastida). A multicellular sporophyte, which is diploid with 2N paired chromosomes (i.e. N pairs),… …   Wikipedia

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