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autopolyploid

[aw-tuh-pol-uh-ploid] /ˌɔ təˈpɒl əˌplɔɪd/ Biology
adjective
1.
having more than two haploid sets of chromosomes that are derived from the same ancestral species.
noun
2.
an autopolyploid cell or organism.
Compare allopolyploid.
Origin of autopolyploid
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30; auto-1 + polyploid
Related forms
autopolyploidy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for autopolyploidy

autopolyploid

/ˌɔːtəʊˈpɒlɪˌplɔɪd/
adjective
1.
(of cells, organisms, etc) having more than two sets of haploid chromosomes inherited from a single species
noun
2.
an organism or cell of this type
Derived Forms
autopolyploidy, noun
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