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1. hybridization

noun. ['ˌhaɪbrədəˈzeɪʃən'] (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids.

Synonyms

  • dihybrid cross
  • pairing
  • test-cross
  • interbreeding
  • crossing
  • testcross
  • coupling
  • crossbreeding
  • monohybrid cross
  • hybridisation
  • reciprocal cross
  • union
  • conjugation
  • reciprocal
  • sexual union
  • hybridizing
  • mating

Antonyms

  • lengthwise
  • uncross
  • unfold
  • disassortative mating

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Words that Rhyme with Hybridization

  • deinstitutionalization
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  • antidiscrimination
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  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
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  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
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  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word hybridization


1. Noun, singular or mass
Portulaca reseeds, though plants may not be true to form because of hybridization.

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