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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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