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heterosis
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
Definition
The adaptive superiority of the heterozygous genotype with respect to one or more characters in comparison with the corresponding homozygote.
Definition Source
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Used For
hybrid vigor
hybrid vigour
Broader Term
quantitative genetics
Related Term
composite breeds
hybrid genus
hybrids
Spanish
heterosis
Term Number
45461