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inbreed

(ĭn′brēd′)
v. in·bred (-brĕd′), in·breeding, in·breeds
v.tr.
To subject to inbreeding.
v.intr.
To engage in inbreeding.

in′breed′er n.
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In the second generation, inbreeding equals the inbreeding generated in the first generation plus the product of the non inbreed proportion and the previous inbreeding; that is,
Virtually all diploid, sexual species inbreed to some degree, simply because real populations are finite and dispersal distances are limited.
Oh sure, if you've got bad genes, you fix it in the population, but if you want to fix a good gene, you inbreed. And if the map can tell you `Boy, that mare's got some bloody good speed genes', you say, `Okay, let's make sure we fix that into that family'.