Definition of autotetraploidy in English:

autotetraploidy

noun

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

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From auto- + tetraploidy, after autotetraploid.

Pronunciation

autotetraploidy

/ˌɔːtə(ʊ)ˈtɛtrəplɔɪdi/