/ (ˈsaɪbrɪd) /
a hybrid cell, being a fusion of a whole cell with a cytoplasm, containing a nuclear genome from one source and a mitochondrial genome from another
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Word Origin for cybrid
c21: from cy(toplasmic) + (hy)brid
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Scientific definitions for cybrid
[ sī′brĭd′ ]
An artificially produced cell that has nuclear DNA from one source and cytoplasmic DNA from another, such as a nonhuman animal cell that has had its nucleus replaced by the nucleus of a human somatic cell.
A cell line or organism developed from a cybrid cell.
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