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dihybrid

[ dahy-hahy-brid ]
/ daɪˈhaɪ brɪd /
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noun

the offspring of parents differing in two specific pairs of genes.

adjective

of or relating to such an offspring.

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Origin of dihybrid

First recorded in 1905–10; di-1 + hybrid

OTHER WORDS FROM dihybrid

di·hy·brid·ism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for dihybrid

dihybrid
/ (daɪˈhaɪbrɪd) /

noun

genetics the offspring of two individuals that differ with respect to two pairs of genes; an individual heterozygous for two pairs of genes

Derived forms of dihybrid

dihybridism, noun
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