introgress

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From Latin introgredior (to step in, enter)

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introgress (third-person singular simple present introgresses, present participle introgressing, simple past and past participle introgressed)

  1. (biology, genetics) To infiltrate the genes of one species into the gene pool of another through repeated backcrossing of an interspecific hybrid

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