hybrid vigor


noun

Origin of hybrid vigor

1
First recorded in 1915–20

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Scientific definitions for hybrid vigor

hybrid vigor

  1. The increased vigor or general health, resistance to disease, and other superior qualities that are often manifested in hybrid organisms, especially plants and animals. Compare inbreeding depression.

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