reciprocal cross

Definitions of reciprocal cross
  1. noun
    hybridization involving a pair of crosses that reverse the sexes associated with each genotype
    synonyms: reciprocal
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    cross, crossbreeding, crossing, hybridisation, hybridization, hybridizing, interbreeding
    (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids
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