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Monohybrid

Definition
noun, plural: monohybrids
(1) Monohybrid cross, i.e. the cross between parents with different alleles for a single gene locus of interest
(2) The hybrid produced from a monohybrid cross
adjective
(1) Of or pertaining to the resulting offspring from such a cross
Supplement
Monohybrid cross is applied to determine the distribution of alleles by observing their genetic expression or distribution from P-generation to F-generation.
Word origin: Greek monos (single) + Latin hybrida, from ibrida (offspring)
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  • hybrid
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