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heterosis

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noun het·er·o·sis \ˌhet-ə-ˈrō-səs\

Medical Definition of heterosis

plural heteroses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  a marked vigor or capacity for growth that is often shown by crossbred animals or plants—called also hybrid vigor

heterotic \-ˈrät-ik\play adjective



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