Definition of allotetraploid in English:

allotetraploid

noun

Biology
  • A hybrid polyploid organism having a diploid set of chromosomes derived from each of its parents; a double diploid.

adjective

Biology
  • Designating an allotetraploid; of or relating to such an organism.

Origin

1930s. From allo- + tetraploid, probably after German Allotetraploid (noun), allotetraploid (adjective) (both 1929 or earlier).

Pronunciation

allotetraploid

/ˌalə(ʊ)ˈtɛtrəplɔɪd/