autotetraploid


au·to·tet·ra·ploid

noun \ˌ-tō-ˈte-trə-ˌplid\

Definition of AUTOTETRAPLOID

:  an individual or strain whose chromosome complement consists of four copies of a single genome due to doubling of an ancestral chromosome complement
autotetraploid adjective
au·to·tet·ra·ploi·dy \-ˌpli-dē\ noun

First Known Use of AUTOTETRAPLOID

1930

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