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pure line

noun

Medical Definition of pure line

  1. :  a homogeneous line of descent: asa:  a group of closely related individuals of identical genetic constitution (as the offspring of a homozygous self-fertilized parent) :  a line of descent theoretically realizable from the inbreeding of completely homozygous and comparable parentsb:  the descendants of a single individual especially by vegetative multiplication :  clone


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