autotetraploid

noun
au·​to·​tet·​ra·​ploid | \ ˌȯ-tō-ˈte-trə-ˌplȯid How to pronounce autotetraploid (audio) \

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

Other Words from autotetraploid

autotetraploid adjective
autotetraploidy \ ˌȯ-​tō-​ˈte-​trə-​ˌplȯi-​dē How to pronounce autotetraploid (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of autotetraploid

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Autotetraploid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/autotetraploid. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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