autopolyploid


au·to·poly·ploid

noun \ˌ-tō-ˈpä-lē-ˌplid\

Definition of AUTOPOLYPLOID

:  an individual or strain whose chromosome complement consists of more than two complete copies of the genome of a single ancestral species
autopolyploid adjective
au·to·poly·ploi·dy \-ˌpli-dē\ noun

First Known Use of AUTOPOLYPLOID

1928

au·to·poly·ploid

noun \ˌt-ō-ˈpäl-i-ˌplid\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AUTOPOLYPLOID

: an individual or strain whose chromosome complement consists of more than two complete copies of the genome of a single ancestral species—compare allopolyploid
autopolyploid adjective
au·to·poly·ploi·dy \-ˌplid-ē\ noun, plural au·to·poly·ploi·dies

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