hybridize

verb hy·brid·ize \ ˈhī-brə-ˌdīz \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of hybridize

hybridized; hybridizing
transitive verb
: to cause to produce hybrids : interbreed
intransitive verb
: to produce hybrids

hybridization

play \ˌhī-brə-də-ˈzā-shən\ noun

hybridizer

noun

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First Known Use of hybridize

1845


Medical Dictionary

hybridize

verb hy·brid·ize
variants: also British hybridise play \ˈhī-brə-ˌdīz\

medical Definition of hybridize

hybridized also British hybridised; hybridizing also British hybridising
transitive verb
: to cause to interbreed or combine so as to produce hybrids
  • hybridize two species
  • fuse and hybridize somatic cells of two different species
  • hybridize two DNAs
intransitive verb
: to produce hybrids

hybridization

also British hybridisation play \ˌhī-brəd-ə-ˈzā-shən\ noun

hybridizer

also British hybridiser noun

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