Hybridize

Definition

verb

(biology) To produce or cause to produce a hybrid from crossing parents of different varieties or species; to crossbreed.

(molecular biology) To form a double-stranded nucleic acid from joining two complementary strands of DNA (or RNA).

(chemistry) To form new orbitals suitable for bonding by mixing atomic orbitals.


Supplement

Variant: hybridise.
Related terms: hybrid (noun), hybridization or hybridisation (noun).


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