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1. A cell that has nuclear DNA from one source and cytoplasmic DNA from another, such as a nonhuman animal cell that has had its nucleus replaced by the nucleus of a human somatic cell.
2. A cell line or organism derived from a cybrid cell.
[Blend of cytoplasmic and hybrid.]
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(Genetics) a hybrid cell, being a fusion of a whole cell with a cytoplasm, containing a nuclear genome from one source and a mitochondrial genome from another
[c21: from cy(toplasmic) + (hy)brid]
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