Definition of allopolyploidy in English:

allopolyploidy

noun

Biology
  • The state or condition of being allopolyploid; the act or process of a hybrid becoming a new species by polyploidizing.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Annals of Botany. From allo- + polyploidy, after German Allopolyploidie.

Pronunciation

allopolyploidy

/ˌalə(ʊ)ˈpɒlɪplɔɪdi/