polyhybrid


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polyhybrid

(ˌpɒlɪˈhaɪbrɪd) genetics
n
(Genetics) a heterozygous hybrid
adj
(Genetics) relating to a polyhybrid
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Brazilian honey is produced by the African-derived honey bee, Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae); this honey bee is a polyhybrid mix of European and African subspecies that was generated by accident in Sao Paulo State and disseminated across South America reaching as far north as the United States (Clarke et al.
In fact, polyhybrid unisexual organisms among parthenogens (see Vrijenhoek et al.
Powell started with a polyhybrid population (derived by intercrossing four geographically distant natural populations), whereas our experimental populations each derive from only one natural population (one or another of two populations).