non reciprocal

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reciprocal re·cip·ro·cal (rĭ-sĭp'rə-kəl)

  1. Of or relating to a neuromuscular phenomenon in which the excitation of one group of muscles is accompanied by the inhibition of another.

  2. Of or being a pair of crosses in which the male parent in one cross is of the same genotype or phenotype as the female parent in the other cross.

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