trihybrid

noun
tri·​hy·​brid | \ (ˌ)trī-ˈhī-brəd How to pronounce trihybrid (audio) \

Definition of trihybrid

: an individual or strain that is heterozygous for three pairs of genes

Other Words from trihybrid

trihybrid adjective

First Known Use of trihybrid

1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Trihybrid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trihybrid. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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trihybrid

noun
tri·​hy·​brid | \ -ˈhī-brəd How to pronounce trihybrid (audio) \

Medical Definition of trihybrid

: an individual or strain that is heterozygous for three pairs of genes

Other Words from trihybrid

trihybrid adjective

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