Definition of allopolyploid in English:

allopolyploid

adjective

Biology
  • Designating a polyploid whose sets of chromosomes are derived from different species; of or relating to such a polyploid.

noun

Biology
  • A polyploid organism of this type.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Genetica. From allo- + polyploid.

Pronunciation

allopolyploid

/ˌalə(ʊ)ˈpɒlɪplɔɪd/