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inbred

Line breaks: in¦bred
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈbrɛd
 
, ˈɪnbrɛd
 
/

Definition of inbred in English:

adjective

1Produced by inbreeding: inbred dogs will be more likely to have some genetic maladies
More example sentences
  • Offspring from smaller populations were on average more inbred, so inbreeding depression in clonal fitness was higher in small populations.
  • Many of these kittens are inbred and born with deformities and disease.
  • The small, inbred population is more susceptible to decline via disease and natural disaster.
2Existing from birth.
Example sentences
  • i'm not sure what it is but i still have an innate, certainly ingrained, perhaps inbred, suspicion of the police.

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