Relating to an individual or cell with two or more copies of a single haploid set; depending on the number of multiples of the haploid set, autoploids are referred to as autodiploids, autotriploids, autotetraploids, autopentaploids, autohexaploids, etc.
[auto- + -ploid]
Etymology: Gk, autos + diploos, double, eidos, form
1 an individual, organism, strain, or cell containing two genetically identical or nearly identical chromosome sets that are derived from the same ancestral species and result from the duplication of the haploid set.
autodiploid(ot″ō-dip′loyd″) [ auto- + diploid]
Having two sets of chromosomes; caused by redoubling the chromosomes of the haploid cell.