Inbreeding

Inbreeding is the production of offspring from the mating or breeding of individuals or organisms that are closely related genetically, in contrast to outcrossing, which refers to mating unrelated individuals. By analogy, the term is used in human reproduction, but more commonly refers to the genetic disorders and other consequences that may arise...
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Inbreeding

The mating together of parents more closely related than average in the population. Inbreeding decreases the proportion of heterozygous gene pairs in the offspring and increases the proportion of homozygous gene pairs. It increases the frequency of expression of genetic defects caused by recessive genes. Inbreeding may increase prepotency for simp...
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Inbreeding

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inbreeding

(in┬┤brēd-ing) the mating of closely related individuals or of individuals having closely similar genetic constitutions.
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inbreeding

noun the act of mating closely related individuals
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inbreeding

In genetics, the mating of closely related individuals. It is considered undesirable because it increases the risk that offspring will inherit copies of rare deleterious recessive alleles (genes) from both parents and so suffer from disabilities
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inbreeding

inbreeding, mating of closely related organisms. Inbreeding is chiefly used as a means of insuring the preservation of specific desired traits among the offspring of purebred animals (see breeding). Continued inbreeding through many generations reduces the chances for diversity of characteristics in...
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Inbreeding

Inbreeding: The mating of two closely related persons. Also called consanguinity.
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Inbreeding

It is reproduction by the mating of closely related individuals.
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inbreeding

mating closely related individuals.
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Inbreeding

Mating of related cats.
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Inbreeding

Mating of close relatives resulting in increased genetic uniformity in the offspring.
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Inbreeding

Mating or crossing of individuals more closely related that average pairs in the population.
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Inbreeding

Mating or crossing of individuals more closely related that average pairs in the population.
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Inbreeding

Matings between related individuals. In open pollinated tree species, inbreeding usually leads to mild to poor seed set, low germination, and severe growth reduction.
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Inbreeding

practice of mating siblings to each other
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Inbreeding

Production of offspring from parents more closely related than the average of a population. Inbreeding increases the proportion of homozygous gene pairs and decreases the proportion of heterozygous gene pairs. Also, inbreeding increases prepotency and facilitates expression of undesirable recessive genes.
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Inbreeding

Reproduction by the mating of closely related individuals.
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Inbreeding

the breeding of two closely related individuals within one generation of a pedigree, ie. brother to sister, father to daughter, etc.
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Inbreeding

The breeding/mating of related cats (organisms) within a closed group or breed. The continual breeding of closely related cats (organisms) to perpetuate a desired trait in the line, resulting in a probability that the alleles are identical by decent. (e.g., reproduction between siblings, cousins, grandparents etc). Can also be called consanguinit...
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Inbreeding

The intentional or unintentional breeding or crossing of individuals that are more closely related than their parents.
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inbreeding

The mating of closely related individuals.
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Inbreeding

The mating of closely related rabbits such as father to
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inbreeding

the mating of individuals or organisms that are closely related through common ancestry, as opposed to outbreeding, which is the mating of unrelated ... [9 related articles]
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Inbreeding

The mating of two closely related dogs of the same breed.
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