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monohybrid

[ mon-uh-hahy-brid ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈhaɪ brɪd /
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noun
the offspring of individuals that differ with respect to a particular gene pair.
Also called monohybrid cross . a genetic cross made to examine the distribution of one specific set of alleles in the resulting offspring.
adjective
of or relating to such an offspring.
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Origin of monohybrid

First recorded in 1900–05; mono- + hybrid
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British Dictionary definitions for monohybrid

monohybrid
/ (ˌmɒnəʊˈhaɪbrɪd) /

noun
genetics the offspring of two individuals that differ in respect of a single gene
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