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v. hy·brid·ized, hy·brid·iz·ing, hy·brid·iz·es
1. To produce hybrids; crossbreed.
2. To form base pairs between complementary regions of two strands of DNA that were not originally paired.
To cause to produce a hybrid; crossbreed.

hy′brid·i·za′tion (-brĭ-dĭ-zā′shən) n.
hy′brid·iz′er n.


(ˈhaɪbrɪˌdaɪz) or


(Biology) to produce or cause to produce hybrids; crossbreed
ˈhybridˌizable, ˈhybridˌisable adj
ˌhybridiˈzation, ˌhybridiˈsation n
ˈhybridˌizer, ˈhybridˌiser n


(ˈhaɪ brɪˌdaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.t.
1. to cause to produce hybrids; cross.
2. to breed or cause the production of (a hybrid).
3. to produce hybrids.
4. to cause the production of hybrids by crossing.
5. to form a double-stranded nucleic acid of two single strands of DNA or RNA, or one of each, by allowing the base pairs of the separate strands to form complementary bonds.
6. to fuse two cells of different genotypes into a hybrid cell.
hy′brid•iz`a•ble, adj.
hy`brid•i•za′tion, n.
hy′brid•ist, hy′brid•iz`er, n.


Past participle: hybridized
Gerund: hybridizing

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hybridize - breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; "cross a horse and a donkey"; "Mendel tried crossbreeding"; "these species do not interbreed"
breed - cause to procreate (animals); "She breeds dogs"
backcross - mate a hybrid of the first generation with one of its parents


A. VThibridar
B. VIhibridar


[ˈhaɪbrɪdaɪz] hybridise (British)
vi [plant, animal] → s'hybrider
to hybridize with → se croiser avec
vt [+ plant, animal] → hybrider


vt (Ling) → hybridisieren (spec); (Bot, Zool also) → kreuzen; (fig)mischen, kreuzen
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