Dihybrid cross

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A genetic cross between individuals with different alleles for two gene loci of interest


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Dihybrid cross as used by the geneticist, Gregor Mendel, helped him to formulate his Law of Independent Assortment.


Word origin: Greek di- (two, twice, double)

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