filial generation


filial generation

noun

Definition of FILIAL GENERATION

:  a generation in a breeding experiment that is successive to a mating between parents of two distinctively different but usually relatively pure genotypes

First Known Use of FILIAL GENERATION

1902

fil·ial generation

noun \ˈfil-ē-əl-, ˈfil-yəl-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FILIAL GENERATION

: a generation in a breeding experiment that is successive to a parental generation—compare f1 generation, f2 generation

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