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dihybrid

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

Origin of dihybrid

First recorded in 1905–10; di-1 + hybrid
Related formsdi·hy·brid·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dihybrid

dihybrid

noun
  1. genetics the offspring of two individuals that differ with respect to two pairs of genes; an individual heterozygous for two pairs of genes
Derived Formsdihybridism, noun
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