[ aw-tuh-pol-uh-ploid ]
/ ˌɔ təˈpɒl əˌplɔɪd /
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having more than two haploid sets of chromosomes that are derived from the same ancestral species.
an autopolyploid cell or organism.
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OTHER WORDS FROM autopolyploidau·to·pol·y·ploi·dy, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for autopolyploid
/ (ˌɔːtəʊˈpɒlɪˌplɔɪd) /
(of cells, organisms, etc) having more than two sets of haploid chromosomes inherited from a single species
an organism or cell of this type
Derived forms of autopolyploidautopolyploidy, noun
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