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hybrid

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noun hy·brid \ˈhī-brəd\

Medical Definition of hybrid

  1. 1:  an offspring of two animals or plants of different races, breeds, varieties, species, or genera

  2. 2:  something heterogeneous in origin or composition <artificial hybrids of DNA and RNA> <somatic cell hybrids of mouse and human cells>

  3. hybrid adjective
    hy·brid·ism \-brə-ˌdiz-əm\play noun
    hy·brid·i·ty \hī-ˈbrid-ət-ē\play noun, plural hy·brid·i·ties





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