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het•er•o•sis



Pronunciation: (het"u-rō'sis), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/heterosis.html on line 73 [key]
n. Genetics.
the increase in growth, size, fecundity, function, yield, or other characters in hybrids over those of the parents. Also called hybrid vigor.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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