- Also called in·tro·gres·sive hybridiza·tion [in-truh-gres-iv]. /ˌɪn trəˈgrɛs ɪv/.
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How to use introgression in a sentence
His insights include recurring facts about introgressions—the transfer of genetic material from one species to another—that have upended the simple family tree of our evolution.
British Dictionary definitions for introgression
the introduction of genes from the gene pool of one species into that of another during hybridization
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