introgression

noun in·tro·gres·sion \ ˌin-trə-ˈgre-shən \

Definition of introgression

: the entry or introduction of a gene from one gene complex into another (as by hybridization)

introgressant

play \ˌin-trə-ˈgre-sᵊnt\ adjective or noun

introgressive

play \ˌin-trə-ˈgre-siv\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of introgression

intro- + -gression (as in regression)


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