from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The hybrid of parents that differ at only one gene locus, for which each parent is homozygous with a different allele.
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- n. A hybrid between two species that only have a difference of one gene.
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- n. a hybrid produced by crossing parents that are homozygous except for a single gene locus that has two alleles (as in Mendel's experiments with garden peas)
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