autopolyploid

noun au·to·poly·ploid \ ˌȯ-tō-ˈpä-lē-ˌplȯid \

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

autopolyploidy

play \-ˌplȯi-dē\ noun

First Known Use of autopolyploid

1928


Medical Dictionary

autopolyploid

noun au·to·poly·ploid \ ˌȯt-ō-ˈpäl-i-ˌplȯid \

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

autopolyploidy

play \-ˌplȯid-ē\ noun plural -dies

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