Definition of autopolyploidy in English:

autopolyploidy

noun

Biology
  • The state or condition of being autopolyploid; the process of chromosome doubling through which an autopolyploid is formed.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Cyril Darlington (1903–1981), cytogeneticist and evolutionist. From auto- + polyploidy, after German Autopolyploidie.

Pronunciation

autopolyploidy

/ˌɔːtə(ʊ)ˈpɒlɪplɔɪdi/