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hybrid

 [hi´brid]
an offspring of parents of different strains, varieties, or species.

hy·brid

(hī'brid),
1. An individual (plant or animal) with parents that are different varieties of the same species or belong to different but closely allied species.
2. Fused tissue culture cells, as in a hybridoma.
3. A bond or valence orbital obtained by the linear combination of two or more different atomic orbitals.
Synonym(s): crossbreed (1)
[L. hybrida, offspring of a tame sow and a wild boar, fr. G. hybris, violation, wantonness]

hybrid

/hy·brid/ (hi´brid) an offspring of parents of different strains, varieties, or species.

hybrid

(hī′brĭd)
n.
Genetics The offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock, especially the offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties, species, or races.

hy′brid·ism n.
hy′brid·ist n.
hy·brid′i·ty (hī-brĭd′ĭ-tē) n.

hybrid

[hī′brid]
Etymology: L, hybrida, offspring
1 n, an offspring produced by mating organisms from different species, varieties, or genotypes.
2 adj, pertaining to such an offspring.

hy·brid

(hī'brid)
1. An individual (plant or animal) with parents that are different varieties of the same species or that belong to different but closely allied species.
2. Fused tissue culture cells, as in a hybridoma.
[L. hybrida, offspring of a tame sow and a wild boar, fr. G. hybris, violation, wantonness]

hybrid

an offspring of a cross between two genetically unlike individuals. See also HETEROZYGOTE, HETEROSIS.

hy·brid

(hī'brid)
1. An individual (plant or animal) with parents that are different varieties of the same species or belong to different but closely allied species.
2. Fused tissue culture cells, as in a hybridoma.
[L. hybrida, offspring of a tame sow and a wild boar, fr. G. hybris, violation, wantonness]

hybrid

an offspring of parents of different strains, varieties or species.

hybrid mother-of-millions
bryophyllumdaigremontium × B. tubiflorum.
hybrid vigor
increased productivity and performance in the first generation of crossbred animals produced by the mating of dissimilar breeds. The gain is lost if the hybrids are interbred. Called also heterosis.
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Although morphological traits alone are often of limited value when identifying natural hybrids, molecular markers have proved much more reliable (Masaoka & Kobayashi 2005, Hurtado et al.
Are natural hybrids fit or unfit relative to their parents?
It is not yet clear how gamete competition translates into hybridization frequencies in natural hybrid zones.
1] individuals were resistant when compared to the natural hybrids, but also showed that they were more resistant than the parental individuals [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 8 OMITTED].
I took a picture of a plant that was obviously a natural hybrid involving T.
TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 1 OMITTED] However, the presence of lower FA levels in natural hybrids between the two types of the European house mouse suggests that the relationship between developmental stability and genetic divergence may be more complex (Alibert et al.
Second, the normal fitness of natural hybrids may be an outcome of recombination and the break up and intermixing of diverged genomes.
The study identified 22 species of Bromeliaceae within the boundaries of the reserve (table 1), with one variety and two natural hybrids.
Natural hybrids appear to be an occurrence throughout the tropics and subtropics.
Ghabrial (1999) compared artificial hybrids and suspected natural hybrids by studying the biochemical characteristics of soluble muscle proteins and amino acid contents.

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