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hy·brid·ize

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

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

hybridize

(ˈhaɪbrɪˌdaɪz) or

hybridise

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

hy•brid•ize

(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).
v.i.
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.
[1835–45]
hy′brid•iz`a•ble, adj.
hy`brid•i•za′tion, n.
hy′brid•ist, hy′brid•iz`er, n.

hybridize


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
Translations

hybridize

[ˈhaɪbrɪdaɪz]
A. VThibridar
B. VIhibridar

hybridize

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

hybridize

vt (Ling) → hybridisieren (spec); (Bot, Zool also) → kreuzen; (fig)mischen, kreuzen
References in classic literature ?
Every hybridizer knows how unfavourable exposure to wet is to the fertilisation of a flower, yet what a multitude of flowers have their anthers and stigmas fully exposed to the weather
Chinese evergreens have caught the attention of hybridizers and many new varieties with brighter and more unique color variegations are now available.
Biographies of these hybridizers and their viticultural creations are fascinating.
They service home gardeners, collectors and wholesale distributors, and their selection of daylilies is among the best in the country, from new and upcoming hybridizers to big names from recent years past.
Everybody's interested in what's the next thing, so plant hybridizers have worked on it and this green flower thing has really been a remarkable phenomenon.
Traditionally, the flowers of hellebores were subtle shades of pastel, but today hellebores come in a variety of colors, and hybridizers keep coming up with new hues to entice the collector.
Filers generally are one of three basic types: insourcers, outsourcers, or hybridizers.
AGLAONEMA HYBRIDS IN THAILAND -- No doubt, it is the hybridizers in Thailand that have produced the most number of aglaonema hybrids.
Grapevine hybridizers wanted to find rootstocks compatible with European soils where Vitis vinifera were grown as well as develop vines with disease tolerance and the wine qualities of vinifera.
Mariani also works with a local hybridizers group, spending around eight years perfecting any one variety of fruit.
Over the years, he became known as one of the world's foremost experts on and hybridizers of acid-loving plants as well as a landscaping pioneer.