Pronunciation: (mon"u-hī'brid), [key] Genetics.
1. the offspring of individuals that differ with respect to a particular gene pair.
2. Also called monohy'brid cross'. a genetic cross made to examine the distribution of one specific set of alleles in the resulting offspring.
of or pertaining to such an offspring.
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