backcross

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

backcross (third-person singular simple present backcrosses, present participle backcrossing, simple past and past participle backcrossed)

  1. (genetics) To cross a hybrid with one of its parents

Noun[edit]

backcross (plural backcrosses)

  1. The act of such a crossing
  2. An individual produced by such a crossing
  3. (juggling) Alternative form of back cross