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)



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