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

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filial generation

noun fil·ial generation \ ˈfil-ē-əl-, ˈfil-yəl- \

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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