noun, plural: monohybrids

(1) Monohybrid cross, i.e. the cross between parents with different alleles for a single gene locus of interest

(2) The hybrid produced from a monohybrid cross


(1) Of or pertaining to the resulting offspring from such a cross


Monohybrid cross is applied to determine the distribution of alleles by observing their genetic expression or distribution from P-generation to F-generation.

Word origin: Greek monos (single) + Latin hybrida, from ibrida (offspring)


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