outbreeding
noun Date: 1901 the interbreeding of individuals or stocks that are relatively unrelated

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  • outbreeding — [out′brēd΄iŋ] n. 1. the breeding of stocks or individuals that are not closely related 2. Anthrop. a marrying outside one s social group outbreed vt., vi. outbred, outbreeding * * * out·breed·ing …   Universalium

  • outbreeding — [out′brēd΄iŋ] n. 1. the breeding of stocks or individuals that are not closely related 2. Anthrop. a marrying outside one s social group outbreed vt., vi. outbred, outbreeding …   English World dictionary

  • outbreeding — outbreeding. См. кроссбридинг. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • outbreeding — išvaisa statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Negiminiškų vienos rūšies individų, bendrų protėvių neturinčių 4–6 ir tolimesnėse kartose, kryžminimo sistema, didinanti palikuonių heterozigotiškumą. Kryžmadulkiams augalams tai natūralus… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • outbreeding — in aquaculture, the use of unrelated individuals for reproduction …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • outbreeding — noun a) The breeding of unrelated (or only distantly related) individuals b) The mating of people from different groups (especially as a result of social proscription) …   Wiktionary

  • outbreeding — out·breed·ing au̇t .brēd iŋ n the interbreeding of individuals or stocks that are relatively unrelated compare INBREEDING, LINEBREEDING * * * n. the production of offspring by parents who are not closely related. Compare inbreeding. * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • outbreeding — noun breed from parents not closely related. → outbreed …   English new terms dictionary

  • outbreeding — n. the production of offspring by parents who are not closely related. Compare: inbreeding …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • outbreeding — A mating system characterized by the inter breeding of genetically unrelated or dissimilar individuals. Since genetic diversity tends to be enhanced, and vigour or fitness of individuals increased by this process, it is often used to counter the… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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