testcross

noun
test·cross | \ˈtes(t)-ˌkrȯs \

Definition of testcross 

: a genetic cross between a homozygous recessive individual and a corresponding suspected heterozygote to determine the genotype of the latter

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testcross transitive verb

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1934, in the meaning defined above

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testcross

noun
test·cross | \ˈtes(t)-ˌkrȯs \

Medical Definition of testcross 

: a genetic cross between a homozygous recessive individual and a corresponding suspected heterozygote to determine the genotype of the latter

Other Words from testcross

testcross transitive verb

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