trihybrid

noun

tri·​hy·​brid (ˌ)trī-ˈhī-brəd How to pronounce trihybrid (audio)
: an individual or strain that is heterozygous for three pairs of genes
trihybrid adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of trihybrid was in 1903

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“Trihybrid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trihybrid. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

trihybrid

noun
tri·​hy·​brid -ˈhī-brəd How to pronounce trihybrid (audio)
: an individual or strain that is heterozygous for three pairs of genes
trihybrid adjective

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