follow Dictionary.com

Denotation vs. Connotation

testcross

[test-kraws, -kros] /ˈtɛstˌkrɔs, -ˌkrɒs/
noun
1.
a genetic test for heterozygosity in which an organism of dominant phenotype, but unknown genotype, is crossed to an organism recessive for all markers in question.
Origin of testcross
1930-1935
1930-35; test1 + cross
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for testcross

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for testcross

0
12
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for testcross