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Purebred

Definition noun, plural: purebreds An animal that is of pure breed, i.e. whose ancestors on both sides have been members of... Read More

Crossbreed

Definition noun, plural: crossbreeds The offspring of two purebred individuals from different varieties or breeds verb (1)... Read More

Crossbreeding

Definition noun The act or process of producing offspring by mating purebred individuals of different breeds or... Read More

Hybrid

Definition noun, plural form: hybrids (reproductive biology) The offspring resulting from the cross between parents of... Read More

Pedigree

Definition noun (1) An ancestral line or chart depicting the lineage or descent of an individual. (2) (genetics) A diagram... Read More

Hybridization

Definition noun, plural: hybridizations (reproductive biology) The act or process of mating organisms of different... Read More

Heterosis

Definition noun, plural: heteroses A tendency of an organism to have superior qualities over those of the parents in... Read More

Selective Breeding

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Thousands of years before Darwin proposed evolution by natural selection and... Read More