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v. in·bred (-brĕd′), in·breed·ing, in·breeds
To subject to inbreeding.
To engage in inbreeding.

in′breed′er n.


(Genetics) genetics a plant that pollinates itself
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This species has been reported as an inbreeder favoring geitonogamous pollination (87% fruit set) compared with 53.
The study of close kin marriages is not only important to find out the prevalence of consanguineous marriages as such but also to look at its consequences in terms of the differentials (between the so-called inbreeder and outbreeders) in fertility and child morbidity and mortality.
Outcrossers usually present higher polymorphic loci or number of genotypes per population than inbreeders (Holsinger, 2000).