autopolyploid

noun
au·​to·​poly·​ploid | \ ˌȯ-tō-ˈpä-lē-ˌplȯid How to pronounce autopolyploid (audio) \

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

Other Words from autopolyploid

autopolyploid adjective
autopolyploidy \ ˌȯ-​tō-​ˈpä-​lē-​ˌplȯi-​dē How to pronounce autopolyploidy (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of autopolyploid

1928, in the meaning defined above

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“Autopolyploid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autopolyploid. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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autopolyploid

noun
au·​to·​poly·​ploid | \ ˌȯt-ō-ˈpäl-i-ˌplȯid How to pronounce autopolyploid (audio) \

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

Other Words from autopolyploid

autopolyploid adjective
autopolyploidy \ -​ˌplȯid-​ē How to pronounce autopolyploidy (audio) \ noun, plural autopolyploidies

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