Definition of inbreed in English:


Syllabification: in·breed
Pronunciation: /ˈinˌbrēd

verb (past and past participle inbred)

[no object] (often as noun inbreeding)
  • Breed from closely related people or animals, especially over many generations: persistent inbreeding has produced an unusually high frequency of sufferers from this disease
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    • Furthermore, the best, and indeed the only way to fix a set of alleles within a breed is through inbreeding.
    • This was necessary to avoid the closer inbreeding when the breed became endangered.
    • With inbreeding among gametes, however, an entirely different picture emerges.

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