intercross definition

  • verb:
    • To cross right back over each other
    • To breed two strains having a typical ancestry with one another
    • To get across both, as lines.
    • To fertilize by the impregnation of just one species or variety by another; to impregnate by a new species or variety.
  • noun:
    • The act or product of intercrossing
    • the procedure or consequence of cross-fertilization between different kinds of creatures, or different types of flowers.
    • an example of cross-fertilization.
  • others:
    • To cross reciprocally; specifically, in biology, to fertilize by impregnation of 1 species or variety through another; interbreed.
    • In biology, to become impregnated by a different sort of variety or types, or, when it comes to hermaphrodites, by yet another individual.

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