Medical Dictionary


noun au·to·poly·ploid \ˌt-ō-ˈpäl-i-ˌplid\


:  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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