dihybridism

dihybrid

[dahy-hahy-brid] Biology.
noun
1.
the offspring of parents differing in two specific pairs of genes.
adjective
2.
of or pertaining to such an offspring.

Origin:
1905–10; di-1 + hybrid

dihybridism, noun
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dihybrid (daɪˈhaɪbrɪd)
 
n
genetics the offspring of two individuals that differ with respect to two pairs of genes; an individual heterozygous for two pairs of genes
 
di'hybridism
 
n

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