hybridization: the mixing of two varieties, races, species, types or sub-types by cross breeding.

Dictionary of Sexology Project: Main Index

  1. The process of joining two complementary strands of DNA or one each of DNA and RNA to form a double-stranded molecule.

  2. The mating of individuals from different species or sub-species.

From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

Hy`brid*i*za"tion (?), n.

The act of hybridizing, or the state of being hybridized.


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