Medical Definition of Test cross

1. Crossing of an unknown genotype to a recessive homozygote so that the phenotype of the progeny corresponds directly to the chromosomes carried by the parents of unknown genotype. In experimental genetics, a deliberate mating designed to test claims about the pattern of inheritance of one or more traits. Synonym: backcross. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Test Cross

test-retest method
test-retest reliability
test-tube baby
test anxiety scale
test ban
test bed
test bench
test card
test cards
test case
test cases
test copy
test cross (current term)
test drive
test driven
test driver
test drives
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test entry
test equipment
test firing
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test handle instrument
test harness
test harnesses
test injection

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