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heterosis (hybrid vigour) The increased vigour of growth, survival, and fertility of hybrids, as compared with the two homozygotes. It usually results from crosses between two genetically different, highly inbred lines. It is always associated with increased heterozygosity.

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heterosis(hybrid vigour) The increased vigour of growth, survival, and fertility of hybrids, as compared with the two homozygotes. It usually results from crosses between two genetically different, highly inbred lines. It is always associated with increased heterozygosis.

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heterosis (het-er-oh-sis) n. hybrid vigour: the increased sturdiness, resistance to disease, etc., of individuals whose parents are of different races or species.

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heterosis (hĕt´ərō´sĬs): see hybrid.

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heterosis See hybrid vigour.

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