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di·hy·brid

 (dī-hī′brĭd)
n.
The offspring of parents that are each homozygous for different alleles of two genetic loci.

dihybrid

(daɪˈhaɪbrɪd)
n
(Genetics) genetics the offspring of two individuals that differ with respect to two pairs of genes; an individual heterozygous for two pairs of genes
diˈhybridism n

di•hy•brid

(daɪˈhaɪ brɪd)
n.
1. the offspring of parents differing in two specific pairs of genes.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to such an offspring.
[1905–10]
di•hy′brid•ism, n.
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Noun1.dihybrid - a hybrid produced by parents that differ only at two gene loci that have two alleles each
crossbreed, hybrid, cross - (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species; "a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"
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The dihybrid cross was the way he established his second law of heredity: the principle of independent assortment.
Freedman, L and Lofgren, M (1979) The Cossack skull and a dihybrid origin of the Australian Aborigines.
The small and odd-looking cattle of Nepal, for example, have proven through zoological study to be a dihybrid mixture of taurines, miniature zebu, and Tibetan yaks.
Draw a Punnett square showing a dihybrid cross, involving two traits
Board 25 Use of the Yeast Dihybrid System to Detect Protein-Protein
In a DH population, segregation of alleles at a single locus gives a 1:1 phenotypic ratio and dihybrid segregation with independent assortment gives a 1:1:1:1 ratio.
When two or more independently inherited characters distinguish the parents, a cross is termed dihybrid.
One popular experiment involves checking to see if a cross involving corn plants results in the Mendelian dihybrid phenotypic ratio of 9 purple smooth to 3 purple wrinkled to 3 yellow smooth to 1 yellow wrinkled corn grains.
dihybrid cross: Cross in which the inheritance of two characteristics is studied.
The yeast dihybrid system is being employed to determine which proteins interact during carboxysome assembly.