monohybrid

monohybrid

[mon-uh-hahy-brid] Genetics.
noun
1.
the offspring of individuals that differ with respect to a particular gene pair.
2.
Also called monohybrid cross. a genetic cross made to examine the distribution of one specific set of alleles in the resulting offspring.
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to such an offspring.

Origin:
1900–05; mono- + hybrid

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monohybrid (ˌmɒnəʊˈhaɪbrɪd)
 
n
genetics the offspring of two individuals that differ in respect of a single gene

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