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Increased vigor or other superior qualities arising from the crossbreeding of genetically different plants or animals. Also called heterosis.
an offspring of parents of different strains, varieties or species.
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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.