noun. (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids.
- dihybrid cross
- monohybrid cross
- reciprocal cross
- sexual union
- disassortative mating
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.