F2 generation

noun

Medical Definition of F2 generation

: the generation produced by interbreeding individuals of an F1 generation and consisting of individuals that exhibit the result of recombination and segregation of genes controlling traits for which stocks of the P1 generation differ

called also second filial generation

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“F2 generation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/F2%20generation. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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