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backcross

verb back·cross \ ˈbak-ˌkrȯs \

Definition of backcross

backcrossed; backcrossing; backcrosses
: to cross (a first-generation hybrid) with one of the parental types

First Known Use of backcross

1898

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backcross

noun

Definition of backcross

: a mating that involves backcrossing; also : an individual produced by backcrossing

First Known Use of backcross

1900

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backcross

transitive verb back·cross \ ˈbak-ˌkrȯs \

medical Definition of backcross

: to cross (a first-generation hybrid) with one of the parental types

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backcross

noun

medical Definition of backcross

: a mating that involves backcrossing; also : an individual produced by backcrossing

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