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1. hybridizing

noun. (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
  • hybridization
  • testcross
  • coupling
  • crossbreeding
  • monohybrid cross
  • hybridisation
  • reciprocal cross
  • union
  • conjugation
  • reciprocal
  • sexual union
  • mating

Antonyms

  • lengthwise
  • uncross
  • unfold
  • disassortative mating

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Example sentences of the word hybridizing


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
It is a tree that rapidly changes due to hybridizing, which causes it to appear in more than a thousand different species.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Except for heirloom bean varieties, the fiber and snapping are no more; thanks to decades of hybridizing, modern green beans have no strings attached.

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