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v. hybrid·ized, hybrid·izing, hybrid·izes
1. To produce hybrids; crossbreed.
2. To form base pairs between complementary regions of two strands of DNA that were not originally paired.
To cause to produce a hybrid; crossbreed.
hy′brid·i·za′tion (-brĭ-dĭ-zā′shən) n.
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