Medical Dictionary


noun hy·brid \ˈhī-brəd\

Medical Definition of HYBRID

:  an offspring of two animals or plants of different races, breeds, varieties, species, or genera
:  something heterogeneous in origin or composition <artificial hybrids of DNA and RNA> <somatic cell hybrids of mouse and human cells>
hybrid adjective
hy·brid·ism \-brə-ˌdiz-əm\ noun
hy·brid·i·ty \hī-ˈbrid-ət-ē\ noun, plural hy·brid·i·ties
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