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cross

 [kros]
1. a cross-shaped figure or structure.
2. any organism produced by crossbreeding.
3. a method of crossbreeding.

cross

(kros),
1. Any figure in the shape of a cross formed by two intersecting lines. Synonym(s): crux
2. Synonym(s): crux of heart
3. A method of hybridization or the hybrid so produced.
[F. croix, L. crux]

cross

(kros)
1. a cross-shaped figure or structure.
2. any organism produced by crossbreeding; a method of crossbreeding.

cross

Etymology: L, crux
1 (in genetics) a mating between individuals with different phenotypes. Kinds of crosses include dihybrid cross, monohybrid cross, polyhybrid cross, and trihybrid cross.
2 any individual, organism, or strain produced from such a mating.

cross

(kraws)
1. Any figure or structure characterized by the intersection of two lines.
Synonym(s): crux.
2. A method of hybridization or the hybrid so produced.
[F. croix, L. crux ]

cross

  1. a mating between a male and a female of a plant or animal species, from which one or more offspring are produced.
  2. a hybrid produced by mating two unlike parents.

cross

1. a cross-shaped figure or structure.
2. any organism produced by mating genetically distinct individuals. See also crossbreeding, cruciate.

cross-cut grid
cross pregnancy
the fetus is in the horn on the side opposite to the corpus luteum.
cross table
see horizontal beam.
cross tie
a common method of restraining a horse for simple procedures such as grooming. The horse is tied to a pillar on either side, the shorter and tighter the better and preferably from the cheek dees of a hackamore. The head should be kept high to avoid the horse lashing out with both feet at once.
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