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out·breed

 (out′brēd′)
v. out·bred (-brĕd′), out·breed·ing, out·breeds
v.tr.
1. To subject to outbreeding.
2. To produce offspring at a greater rate than: an introduced species of toad that outbreeds native amphibians.
v.intr.
To engage in outbreeding.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.outbred - bred of parents not closely related; having parents of different classes or tribes
anthropology - the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
exogamic, exogamous - pertaining to or characterized by the custom of marrying only outside the limits of a clan or tribe
crossbred - bred from parents of different varieties or species
inbred - produced by inbreeding
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25 had a 36% (95% CI: 13-60%) lower probability of hatching than eggs of outbred females.
Edward Bilsky of the University of New England College of Medicine made a presentation entitled "Antidepressant and Locomotor Effects of Milnacipran in Outbred and Inbred Strains of Mice" at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Orlando, Fla.
We estimate carcinogenic potency by fitting a dose-response function to tumor incidence data from groups of 50 inbred rodents--or from somewhat larger groups of working-age people--and simply pronounce the group potency estimate relevant for hundreds of millions of outbred humans, who among them exhibit every conceivable genetic polymorphism, co-exposure, psychological stress factor, and disease status that is deliberately engineered out of the laboratory or attenuated in the epidemiological raw material.
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Following Houle (1994), I rather consider that the mean fitness of a genotypic class depends on the relative proportions of inbred versus outbred individuals within this class.