Definition of Hybrid vigor

1. Noun. (genetics) the tendency of a crossbred organism to have qualities superior to those of either parent.

Exact synonyms: Heterosis
Generic synonyms: Inclination, Tendency
Category relationships: Genetic Science, Genetics



Definition of Hybrid vigor

1. Noun. A property of some hybrids that are more likely to outperform either purebred parent in surviving. ¹

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Medical Definition of Hybrid vigor

1. The adaptive superiority of heterozygous genotypes with respect to one or more characters in comparison with the corresponding homozygotes. (12 Dec 1998)

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