monohybrid

noun

mono·​hy·​brid ˌmä-nō-ˈhī-brəd How to pronounce monohybrid (audio)
: an individual or strain heterozygous for one specified gene
monohybrid adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1902, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of monohybrid was in 1902

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“Monohybrid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monohybrid. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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monohybrid

noun

mono·​hy·​brid ˌmän-ō-ˈhī-brəd How to pronounce monohybrid (audio)
: an individual or strain heterozygous for one specified gene
monohybrid adjective
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