Definition of Dihybrid

1. Noun. A hybrid produced by parents that differ only at two gene loci that have two alleles each.

Generic synonyms: Cross, Crossbreed, Hybrid

Definition of Dihybrid

1. Noun. (genetics) A hybrid that is heterozygous with respect to two independent alleles ¹

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Definition of Dihybrid

1. an offspring of parents differing in two pairs of genes [n -S]

Medical Definition of Dihybrid

1. The offspring of parents differing in two characters. Origin: G. Di-, two, + L. Hybrida, offspring of a tame sow and a wild boar (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dihybrid

dihdroxyindole-carboxylic acid oxidase
dihedral angle
dihedral angles
dihematoporphyrin ether
dihybrid (current term)
dihybrid cross
dihydric alcohol

Literary usage of Dihybrid

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1. Inbreeding and Outbreeding: Their Genetic and Sociological Significance by Edward Murray East, Donald Forsha Jones (1919)
"... gamete formation in a dihybrid in independent inheritance. It is clear that if this process occurs in both male and female germ cells, and these germ ..."

2. Genetics; an Introduction to the Study of Heredity by Herbert Eugene Walter (1922)
"The sixteen possible zygotes resulting from a dihybrid cross will give rise to ... A dihybrid mating, using the same symbols employed in the case just ..."

3. Genetics: An Introduction to the Study of Heredity by Herbert Eugene Walter (1913)
"It of course does not follow that the offspring in dihybrid crosses will always ... The sixteen possible zygotes resulting from a dihybrid cross will give ..."

4. The Journal of Heredity by American Genetic Association (1917)
"The color of the stem and the character of the capsule can be conveniently combined to give a dihybrid ratio. A living diagram showing the Pi, ..."

5. Genetics and Eugenics: A Text-book for Students of Biology and a Reference by William Ernest Castle, Gregor Mendel (1916)
"When a cross involves two factors, one of which produces no visible effect except in the presence of the other, the dihybrid F2 ratio, 9:3:3:1, ..."

6. Readings in Evolution, Genetics, and Eugenics by Horatio Hackett Newman (1921)
"The next step is to consider the dihybrid ratio. Mendel also used contrasting seed characters, finding, for example, that smoothness in seeds is dominant to ..."

7. Plant Genetics by John Merle Coulter, Merle Crowe Coulter (1918)
"In this case a double dominant mates with a double recessive, and the result is a dihybrid ratio in the F2 generation. Suppose, however, that determiner T ..."

8. Heredity and Environment in the Development of Men by Edwin Grant Conklin (1922)
"... but one variety of black oats when crossed with white gave in the second generation approximately 15 blacks to 1 white which is the dihybrid ratio. ..."

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