DIPLOID By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Possessing the correct number of chromosomes, in humans 46. Compare haploid. DIPLOID: "Joe was a diploid human with all of the chromosomes present." Related Psychology Terms FEMALENESS ANCUPLOIDY MITOSIS AUTOSOMAL ABERRATION RECOMBINANT DNA SEX CHROMOSOME KARYOTYPE RECOMBINATION BACTERIUM APPREHENSIVENESS Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DIPLOID," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/diploid/ (accessed July 6, 2020).