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in•tro•gres•sion



Pronunciation: (in"tru-gresh'un), [key]
n. Genetics.
the introduction of genes from one species into the gene pool of another species, occurring when matings between the two produce fertile hybrids. Also called in•tro•gres'sive hybridiza'tion Pronunciation: (in"tru-gres'iv). [key]

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